Jessica BakerMayor Lenny Curry appointed Jessica Baker as deputy director of Intergovernmental Affairs on Aug. 25, 2015, tasked with crafting and guiding state and city legislative policy and bills for Mayor Curry’s administration. 

Baker most recently served at the Jacksonville offices of Ballard Partners as a government affairs consultant, where she performed numerous tasks in government relations for a diverse client base including municipal governments, public school boards, airports and private organizations. Prior to her tenure at Ballard, Baker worked at Sachs Sax Caplan, PL in Tallahassee as a legal associate and government affairs consultant.  Baker also served in the Office of the Florida Senate Deputy Majority Leader and on the Mike Haridopolis for United States Senate Campaign.

Baker enjoys fishing and boating with her husband of four years, and also volunteers her time with the Junior League.  She is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of The Florida State University and Cum Laude graduate of The Florida State Law School.

Ms. Baker’s salary is $85,000.