Jessica Smasal

Jessica Smasal joined Openlands in 2016 and is the Associate Director of Development for Individual Giving and Special Events. In this role, Jessica stewards the incredible community of donors who believe in our region’s green spaces. Jessica has previously worked at John G. Shedd Aquarium and the Chicago Architecture Foundation. In her free time, she loves exploring wild places with her dog, Tucker.


  • M.S., Public Service Management, DePaul University
  • B.A., History, Northwestern University

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