Jessica Files Squier, MA, has worked at nonprofits throughout the northeast including Strawbery Banke Museum, the Newport (R.I.) Historical Society, Mystic Seaport, Plimoth Plantation, and the Chester County (Pennsylvania) Historical Society. Her responsibilities have included public relations, grant writing, program planning, tour-guide training, public speaking and more. Her graduate studies at the University of Delaware included coursework in not-for-profit management, fundraising and publicity. She has an MA in history with certification in museum studies. She first joined the Birchtree team in 2007.