Jessica Flakne, William Blaire

Jessica graduated from Harvard in May 2011 with a degree in Social Studies. On campus Jessica was a member of the varsity women’s rowing team for four years and was active in several on-campus groups including the Crimson, Delta Gamma and Athletes in Action. The summer after her junior year, Jessica interned for the Oxford Business Group in Istanbul, Turkey as a research analyst covering a diverse range of business segments in emerging markets around the globe. After graduation, Jessica moved to Chicago where she began working full-time for William Blair as an investment banking analyst. In her first six months at Blair, she has had the opportunity to work on deals in the consumer & retail, industrials, technology and healthcare groups. In her spare time, she is also volunteering with and helping to start a financial literacy non-profit organization that helps individuals in financial crisis.