Mar 25, 2020
CANCELED: Jessica Beans (to be rescheduled)
Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace.

Associate Dean of Enrollment and Communication, Kettering College

Emotional Intelligence Researcher and Group Facilitator


Jessica Beans is the Associate Dean of Enrollment and Communication at Kettering College, the educational institution of Kettering Health Network which specializes in offering healthcare degrees. She previously worked at Kettering College as the Marketing and Public Relations director for 5 years.

In 2017, Jessica graduated with a masters in organizational leadership with an emphasis in change management. Through this she began researching how emotional intelligence impacts organizations and she started facilitating discussions around how to build emotional intelligence, understanding group dynamics, leadership, and change management. Jessica loves discovering insights and tools to aid leaders in steering their teams and creating a healthy, trusting work atmosphere and to improve communication.

Jessica will speak about the power of emotional intelligence in the workplace and will focus on how she has seen this applied in industries she’s been most involved including higher education, healthcare, and small business.  

She and her husband have lived and worked in Kettering, Ohio, since 2014. Her husband works for the parks and recreation department for the city of Kettering and they also co-founded a local coffee roasting company and have launched a coffee line (Enneagram Coffee) to encourage growing your own emotional intelligence while enjoying specialty coffee.