Jessica Gesamondo, Assistant Project Manager, Connolly Brothers
Jessica Gesamondo started her career by earning a Bachelor of Science in interior design from the Wentworth Institute of Technology. After several jobs in Florida and Massachusetts, she transitioned from interior design to construction, joining Connolly Brothers in 2017.
A construction management firm serving private commercial, industrial, and institutional clients, Connolly Brothers, Inc. is a five-generation family business established in 1880. As an assistant project manager, Jessica’s job involves creating systems to coordinate multiple-sized projects and parties so that the project team is up-to-date, on-track, and exceeding client expectations. Her background in interior design and construction has been a major advantage in her career.
Jessica prides herself on her reputation as a solution-oriented, knowledgeable, and understanding resource to her co-workers and clients, leveraging her knowledge of the industry while providing others with the tools necessary to get the job done.
As a woman working in construction, Jessica presents herself with confidence, understanding that everyone is equal and has individual strengths to bring to the table. She recognizes there will be times that are uncomfortable, with conflicting perspectives, but ultimately the agenda is the same: to succeed at a common goal. With her organizational skills at the forefront, Jessica thrives at keeping all parties of a project on the same page and on track, which will certainly take her far in her chosen field.
Her advice to other woman entering the field is to take what you’re good at and use it to help yourself and others.