Jessica Jeang is a manager of primary research in the research practice at Sage Growth Partners (SGP) in Baltimore, Maryland. With an interdisciplinary background in research, marketing, and finance, Ms. Jeang is recognized as a trusted adviser to healthcare-focused businesses and investors.
Before joining SGP full time, Jessica served as the program coordinator for a portfolio of over $13 million in NIH-sponsored research and education budgets at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, including the SPORE in Cervical Cancer and the P-20 educational strategic partnership with Howard University to promote diversity in biomedical careers. She continues to serve as an advisor at Johns Hopkins on an ad-hoc basis.
Jessica also previously worked as a practice transformation consultant for private practice physicians in her hometown of Houston, Texas, successfully securing incentive payments for EMR adoption and Meaningful Use through the development of streamlined technology and office management protocols.
She is a certified yoga teacher (RYT200) and has completed FINRA exams towards her investment banking licensure.
Ms. Jeang holds an M.S. in Finance degree with a Graduate Certificate in Investments from The Johns Hopkins University, and a B.A. in Political Science with a minor in Philosophy from The Johns Hopkins University. She studied International Business and Comparative Politics at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan, Italy, and holds numerous professional certifications pertaining to healthcare management and research management from The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
Jessica is passionate about entrepreneurship and deeply committed to ending violence against women. Within the Johns Hopkins entrepreneurial community, she has assisted multiple early-stage startups with communication strategies leading to major financial milestones.
- Committee chair for the anti-trafficking organization The Senhoa Foundation
- Treasurer of the House of Ruth Maryland Young Professionals Group
- Contributor on an emerging interdisciplinary research team studying the role of healthcare providers in identifying and responding to suspected human trafficking victims in emergency departments
Jessica has co-authored a half-dozen scientific peer-reviewed publications related to innovative cancer immunotherapy vaccine development.
Jessica is a co-inventor of a patented anti-Ebola personal protective equipment suit that has been honored by PBS, 60 Minutes, NPR, USAID, and FastCompany.