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Jess Knox

Advisor Portland, Maine Area, US

Statewide Innovation Hub Coordinator, Blackstone Accelerates Growth and President, Olympico Strategies.

Statewide Innovation Hub Coordinator, Blackstone Accelerates Growth and President, Olympico Strategies.

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Founder

Maine Startup & Create Week

Advisor

Blackstone Accelerates Growth
Office of the Speaker, Maine House of Representatives

Positions

Statewide Innovation Hub Coordinator Blackstone Accelerates Growth January 2014 - present
Founder Maine Startup & Create Week January 2014 - present
President Olympico Strategies July 2012 - present
Vice President Growth Squared Consulting August 2011 - July 2012
Associate Administrator, Office of Field Operations US Small Business Administration May 2009 - July 2011
Director of Tickets and Credentials 2009 Presidential Inauguration Committee December 2008 - March 2009
Campaign Manager Protect Colorado's Future March 2008 - December 2008
Deputy National Political Director John Edwards for President July 2007 - March 2008
Campaign Director Maine Coordinated Campaign May 2006 - July 2007
Senior Legal Advisor Office of the Speaker, Maine House of Representatives December 2005 - May 2006
Field Director Maine Won't Discriminate--No On 1 July 2005 - December 2005
Field Director and GOTV Director Victory 2004 August 2004 - December 2004
Manchester Area Field Director; Field Director Gore 2000 1999 - 2000

Education

University of Maine School of Law Law 2001 - 2004
Muskie School of Public Service Public Policy and Public Org Managment 1998 - 2000
Ohio Wesleyan University Government 1994 - 1998
York high school 1990 - 1994

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Markets of Interest
  • • Payments
  • • Small Businesses

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Don Gooding
Executive Director, Maine Center for Entrepreneurial Development and Vice Chair, Maine Angels. Yale grad.
Jess makes things happen, and is particularly adept at creative fundraising and building grassroots support.
Bill Kenney
We worked together  •  Founder & Customer Advocate at Test My Pitch and My Expo & Event Team.
Jess has incredible leadership, strategy and marketing skills. He is very good at building collaborative relationships.
Peggy Schaffer
They're my friends  •  Small Business Advocate, Secretary of State. Previously Political Organizer, Maine State Employees Association.
Smart. Willing to initiate new ideas, listens and learns