Jess Pingrey
Consumer Insights and Business Development
Jess is the research and content sharing wizard. This, paired with her extensive background in a variety of industries, makes her perfect for business development with The Arkansas 100 and consumer business insights for McDonald’s.

Jess joins Ghidotti Communications  with years of experience in nonprofit and private organizations and has excelled in business development, project management and professional development. Prior to joining our team, Jess launched business development and sales as a founding member at the edtech startup, Apptegy. Jess also spearheaded user engagement and managed sponsor relations in Arkansas and Dallas at GoNoodle,Inc.

She earned her undergraduate degree in Social Work from Harding University and a Master’s in Public Administration from the University of Arkansas-Little Rock.
As content strategist, Jess leads growth strategies for The Arkansas 100 by working with industry leaders statewide and employing creative business development tactics. With McDonald’s, Jess analyzes consumer insights and competitor behaviors to develop marketing strategies to increase customer engagement and loyalty. best serve the business.

Jess was a figure skater for five years. Blades of Glory!

Jess loves to dance, and doesn’t care if anyone is watching or not!

Jess is an avid ping pong and shuffleboard competitor and an amateur sailor

100-word stories
100-second videos
on topics of intrigue