Jessica Yavitz

Executive Director, Chicago Fire Foundation,  Sr. Director of Community Relations

Jessica Yavitz serves as both the Sr. Director of Community Relations for the Chicago Fire Soccer Club and Executive Director of the Chicago Fire Foundation, the Fire’s charitable arm.  She is responsible for the fundraising and program development for the Foundation in addition to assisting with the team’s grass roots community efforts and player involvement in the Chicagoland area.  Since joining the club in 1999, Jessica has helped lead the club to win the MLS Community Relations/Foundation Department of the Year Award five times.

Prior to joining the Fire, her experiences included marketing duties for the NHL’s Chicago Blackhawks and serving as Venue Staffing Manager for the 1999 Women’s World Cup.

She earned her BA in Marketing from Ohio University and currently resides in Chicago.