Jessica Escobar-Eck is an experienced relationship builder and development professional. A lifelong Lehigh Valley resident, she has devoted her life to helping others and hopes to inspire others to do the same.
Jessica comes to LINC after 5 years with United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley where she was on a high functioning development team that raised nearly $20 Million dollars for the Greater Lehigh Valley in 2022. She led the Emerging Leaders group and helped to grow it to 130 members. Prior to joining UWGLV, Jessica worked in a variety of positions that allowed her to make connections and help those in need, including Guardian Life Insurance, Magellan Health Services and KidsPeace.
Jessica is an active volunteer and serves on the IDEA (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access) committee for the Association for Fundraising Professionals of the Northeast and serves as Vice President of the board for Joyful Giving, as well as serves on the board for The Financial Literacy Center of the Lehigh Valley. Jessica lives in Bethlehem with her husband, 2 teen Stepchildren and her 2-year-old Daughter. She is a lover of a live music and our local PA wineries and is happiest when she can do both at same time.
Jessica holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Psychology from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania.