Jessica Byrd is a relationship driven political operative working at the intersection of social justice and electoral politics. She is the founder and principal strategist of Three Point Strategies, a D.C. based political consulting firm executing strategic political programming for people of color candidates, campaign staff and organizations.
Having spent nearly five years at EMILY’s List where she founded the first-ever homegrown candidate recruitment program - Jessica has worked on campaigns in 43 states and led national and state based programs to clear the pathway for underrepresented communities to engage in the political process.
In 2016, Jessica was named the January Woman to Watch by Essence Magazine, “12 New Faces of Black Leadership” by Time Magazine, and Rolling Stone named her one of the most influential millennials shaping the 2016 election.
Her personal interests include non-airport traveling, mentorship, and anything with guacamole on it. She is a Peter and David’s sister, a native of Columbus Ohio and a graduate of Chatham College for Women in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.