Jessie BridgesJessie received her Bachelor's degree in Psychology from SIU-Edwardsville and has worked for the university since January 2000. Prior to joining the Criminology department in 2007 she was the Executive Assistant to the Dean at the College of Nursing, and Administrative Assistant to the English and History departments. Over the years Jessie has held a variety of positions, including Secretary, Social Worker and Assistant Editor at the St. Louis Area Agency on Aging. Her first management position was with Howard University Hospital in Washington, D.C. where she managed the admitting office. Since that time she managed several other offices within the health insurance industry; Metropolitan Life, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Healthlink insurance companies; customer service, claims, fulfillment and warehousing, enrollment, data entry and mail services.

"Considering all the jobs I've had, my work within academia has been the most satisfying. I genuinely enjoy my job and the work I do with the faculty, students and staff. It is a privilege to work with them".

Contact
329 Lucas Hall
Phone: (314) 516 5032
Fax: (314) 516 5048
Email: bridgesj@umsl.edu

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