Jessica Bennett Freels joined the McConnell Center in 2013. She assists Gary L. Gregg II, PhD, director of the McConnell Center, and helps support financial and logistical operations to further the Center’s mission. She previously . She is a proud 2005 graduate of the University of Tennessee, where she previously worked at UT's Office of Benefits and Retirement and Dean of Arts and Sciences’ Office.
Jessica and her husband, Matt, live in La Grange, Ky., and are the parents of two daughters, Marley and Laney.