Jessica Jackson

Jessica Jackson

Senior Financial Guide

NMLS # 1831858

Jessica Jackson joined Alerus in January 2019, bringing with her 15 years of banking and financial industry experience.

Her diverse experience includes relationship management, consumer and commercial lending, consumer and commercial credit underwriting, risk management including loan and credit quality review, and SBA and USDA loan program management. She takes great pride in being a trusted advisor for her clients delivering solutions and advice specific to each individual and family.

Jessica obtained a Bachelor of Science from Concordia College in child and family studies, a Master of Science in child development and family science from North Dakota State University, is a graduate of the Dakota School of Banking, and earned a certificate of completion in advanced credit analysis and business financing from the North Dakota Banker’s Association. Jessica was also inducted into the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society. Jessica’s focus on the financial life cycle during her graduate studies provided the foundation for her career working in family finance and small business. She has special appreciation for family business ventures including the joys and challenges involved.

Jessica is active with Junior Achievement, serves as director for the West Fargo Public School District, and served five years as president of her local PTO. Jessica lives in her native city of West Fargo with her husband, Seth, and their four children. In her spare time she enjoys reading, gardening, organizing, and trying new recipes.