Tessa joined Ceres in 2015 as an Assistant on the Communications team. She is responsible for providing support for internal and external communications strategies through research assistance, project management, writing, video editing, and graphic design.

Tessa received a B.A. from State University of New York at Geneseo in 2014, where she majored in Sociology with a focus in Social Issues and Political Science. Prior to joining Ceres, Tessa worked as Document Manager at the United Nations and served as a Marketing and Communications intern at Services for the UnderServed and MADRE in New York City.