Jessica Lillie

As the Executive Director of the US Mexico Foundation for Science (USMFS), Jessica is responsible for identifying and developing new funding opportunities to support and expand the Foundation's mission. She works closely with the Board of Governors, CEO in Mexico and management team to fulfill the organization’s binational mission and enhance the USMFS image and brand. As Executive Director, Jessica is responsible for identifying viable programs and projects; appropriate regional, state or national partners; and ensuring their successful implementation and operation within the United States.

Jessica is currently managing the Manufacturing Reshoring Initiative for the South Texas Border. This U.S. Economic Development Agency (EDA) funded project will help to identify the specific strengths of the region for attracting new investment and solidify operational functionality and competitiveness for participating industries.