About Jessica

MOM. Engineer. Educator.

Jessica McCormick grew up in Evansville, Indiana, where she graduated from Central High School in 1999. She moved to Indianapolis to attend college and has remained here ever since. Her undergraduate studies were in engineering management and she completed her Bachelors of Science in Engineering from the Purdue School of Engineering and Technology at IUPUI in 2004.

In 2014, Jessica completed her Masters of Science in Technology focusing on engineering education, also from IUPUI. She continued to work full-time and had her first child while pursuing her masters degree.

Jessica’s work is a joint position between Butler University and IUPUI where she’s responsible for the Engineering Dual Degree Program. She has been with the program since 2007 and wears many hats in her role. She is involved in day-to-day operations as well as long-term planning.

Jessica married her husband, Gary, in 2004. They have 2 children, Hayden (8), and Nathan (2). The McCormicks have lived in their Speedway home for 14 years. Jessica coaches her daughter’s soccer team and is treasurer for the elementary school parent teacher organization.

With a passion for travel and exploration, Jessica has a 50x40 goal-- to visit all 50 states by her 40th birthday. With just a few years left, she has less than 10 states to go. After her daughter’s birth, Jessica started running and has participated in numerous races, including multiple 500 Festival Mini-Marathons and a Walt Disney World Glass Slipper Challenge (19 miles in 2 days).

Groups + Organizations

Society of women engineers
National academic advising ASSOCIATION
American society of engineering educators