Jessica Cook joined VWT in August 2000 as Human Resources Manager. Her role has expanded over the past 18 years as she continued to take on increased responsibility. This resulted in the complete integration of human resources and employee support with the strategy and vision of VWT. In 2016, Jessica was promoted to Vice President, working closely with the Owners and Management team and Associates.
Jessica was no stranger to the travel industry having worked in hotels for 10 years including The Plaza Hotel and Hyatt Hotels. Her expertise in the hospitality industry provided the perfect foundation for her transition to a career in Human Resources in the travel consulting arena.
Previously, Jessica was a professional singer and musical comedy performer. Most notably she was Miss Chiquita, the national spokesperson for Chiquita Brands. Jessica attended Northwestern University and lives in Astoria with her husband.