Jasmine E. Sessoms

Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs

As Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs, Jasmine oversees community and government outreach efforts and serves as a key liaison to constituent groups throughout the City of Philadelphia. She uses her deep understanding of the community to build trust and foster collaboration between HRP and the residents, groups and institutions it seeks to work with over the long-term.

As a lifelong Philadelphian, Jasmine is a well-known figure within the Philadelphia city government, having started her career in corporate giving before transitioning to Managing Executive Director of The Mayor's Fund, where she oversaw $17 million of grants and awards to deliver on the goals of the Mayor of Philadelphia’s philanthropic priorities. From 2017 until joining Community College of Philadelphia, she founded and led the political fundraising firm, J&S Strategies in Philadelphia.

Jasmine graduated from Morgan State University in 2006 and holds a master’s degree in organizational development and leadership fromPhiladelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. She also serves as a commissioner of the Governor’s Advisory Commission on African American Affairs and is Chairwoman of the Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus Foundation.