A just, equitable, and fulfilling world requires the transformation of not only individuals but of communities, organizations, and institutions.

I help mission-based founders of color with ADHD overcome chaos and overwhelm by supporting them to develop infrastructure and operations strategies for their organizations. More than 20 years of experience in personal development, coaching, and narrative structure gives me an invaluable skill set which seamlessly blends the intuitive with the analytical.

represent provides:
  • STRATEGY: a trusted sounding board and advisor for leaders who are overwhelmed by growth and change and need an action plan to move forward;
  • COLLABORATION: a thought partner for setting project directions, identifying new opportunities, and designing simple, clear solutions to complex problems;
  • FACILITATION: a big picture thinker to guide individuals and teams through conversations that challenge established perspectives, stay on track, remain in accordance with organizational values, and produce results;
  • A COMMITMENT TO EQUITY, INTEGRITY, & CLARITY.
represent can deliver:
  • USER RESEARCH that deeply and empathetically reveals stakeholder needs and turns insights into solutions;
  • COMPELLING STORIES that translate into outstanding communications including press releases, op-eds, fact sheets, talking points, and editorial board memos;
  • PROCEDURAL DOCUMENTATION that saves your organization time, money, and energy by defining and streamlining processes.
  • SUSTAINABLE AND REPLICABLE PRACTICES that promote a smoother workflow and a less stressful workplace.

select Projects:

Enneagram Prison Project (EPP)

The leadership team at this educational nonprofit needed infrastructure design and operational support as they navigated three years of exponential growth and expansion.

  • Skills used: meeting design & facilitation, stakeholder engagement, operations and systems design, user research, copywriting and copyediting.
  • Deliverables: meetings that promote distributed leadership and employee empowerment, communications that cultivate transparency and keep community members up to date on rapidly changing conditions, a centralized online directory that serves as an onboarding resource, community directory, employee resource library, and guide to organizational culture.
Urbander

Sami Haiman Marrero, the owner of this solution-driven communications agency called on me to create a storytelling workshop that would empower and promote the visibility of BIPOC women in business.

  • Skills used: storytelling, meeting design & facilitation, stakeholder engagement, narrative development, and editorial consulting.
  • Deliverables: an eight session facilitated storytelling workshop delivered over four months in which participants clarified their personal stories and improved storytelling and public speaking skills
Spinnaker Property Management

The founder of this full-service property management firm sought me out to provide resources that would support them to scale and continue growing beyond what was possible with just him and his original core team of employees and contractors.

  • Skills used: Copy writing, copy editing, interviewing, interview design and execution, deep listening, process development, and book design.
  • Deliverables: a Standard Operating Procedure manual documenting d all organizational processes and procedures, enabling the company to onboard new employees with greater speed and efficiency than in the past.

work with me

When you need to develop an effective roadmap that will carry a project seamlessly from inception to completion, call Jesi Vega. She has a unique combination of skills and expertise that begin with her ability to assess and outline a course of action that will reach your goals which coupled with her strong editorial, writing and storytelling prowess, delivers a blueprint to achieve and document your success.

Sami Haiman-Marrero, President/CEO Urbander

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