Jessie Zupcic, M.S.
In her role as Project Manager, Jessie provides general support for the Albertsons Companies partnership and oversees their Responsible Sushi Program. Prior to joining FishWise, Jessie attended the University of California at Santa Cruz where she earned both a Bachelor of Science in marine biology and Master of Science in ocean sciences. While at UC Santa Cruz, Jessie conducted field and lab research on a wide variety of ocean inhabitants ranging from 1,000-pound northern elephant seals to microscopic plankton. For her Master’s thesis, she analyzed the yearly bands of sperm whale teeth, which act as time capsules recording chemical signals of habitat and food throughout each whale’s lifetime. Her strong background in analytical science and keen eye for detail make Jessie a valued addition to the FishWise team.