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“I love the light. We all have cracks, and without the cracks we wouldn’t be able to see the light come through, nobody’s perfect.”

Welcome

Hello and welcome,
 
I am Jessica Word. As the CEO of the award-winning Word & Brown Agency, my journey has been fueled by passion, tenacity, and an unwavering mission aimed at empowering and uplifting those around me.
 
I deeply believe in the power of community and the role each of us plays in shaping it. Serving on the California Chamber of Commerce (CalChamber) Board of Directors and engaging with initiatives like the Center for Leadership at California State University, Fullerton (CSUF), I’ve actively worked to make a positive impact both within the business realm and beyond.
 
It’s been an honor to be recognized with awards like the Excellence in Leadership Development from CSUF’s College of Business and Economics. My heart lies in mentorship, and with platforms like the CSUF Titan Women’s Collective, I’m privileged to guide emerging leaders. This passion is further showcased in events I’ve joined, such as the “Connected Women of Influence” in 2019.
 
Outside of the professional sphere, my family is my anchor. Their continuous love and support have been my strength throughout—from my humble beginnings in the mailroom to the leadership positions I’ve been honored to hold. Accolades from organizations like the Orange County Business Journal and the National Association of Benefits and Insurance Professionals drive me to set even higher standards for myself.
 
With a degree in Business Administration from California State University, Fullerton, and as a Registered Health Underwriter, I’ve built a solid foundation. But more than accolades and titles, it’s my dedication to people, my enthusiasm for innovation, and my genuine desire to help others thrive that define who I am.
 
Having been honored with the Monaco 40 under 40 accolade, I see myself as more than just a business leader. I strive to be a steward of resilience and transformative leadership in all that I do. If you ever feel the need for guidance, inspiration, or simply a conversation, I’m here.
 
Looking to know more or considering collaboration? Let’s explore the possibilities together. Connecting with you is truly a pleasure.
 
Warm Regards,
Jessica Word

“You only have one life to live, and if you’re a leader, your people are actually living their lives to support you and reverse. So, show up for them and show up for yourself. Remember, as human beings, we are not here to feel better. We’re here to be better feelers.”

Leadership & Community

Greek House Davos

Speaker

JAN 15-19, 2024
Davos, Switzerland

World Changers
Power Women’s Summit

Keynote Speaker

OCT 12-13, 2023
Vatican City-State

California Chamber of Commerce (CalChamber)

Board of Directors

2020-present

Center for Leadership, California State University, Fullerton (CSUF)

Board of Directors

Orange County Chapter of the Connected Women of Influence

Member

Orange County Association of Health Underwriters (OCAHU)

Past Vice President

CSUF Titan Women’s Collective for the Center for Entrepreneurship

Mentor

Awards

Orange County Business Journal’s 28th Annual Women in Business Awards Luncheon.

Dame Knight of the Order of Prince Danilo I of Montenegro

OCT 2023

Institute for Advanced Studies and Cooperation Medal of Honor – CEO Excellence Award

OCT 2023

Orange County Business Journal (OCBJ).

2023

MonacoVoice “40 over 40” award

MAY 2023

J.A. “Jack” Ferguson Associate Company award by the National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU).

Orange County Business Journal (OCBJ) honoree in the publication’s 2022 Women In Business Awards.

OCT 2022

Orange County Business Journal (OCBJ).

2021

“Connected Women of Influence” Impact and Influence Award.

2020

Excellence in Leadership Development Honoree (for Innovation) in 2020 by CSUF’s College of Business and Economics.

2020

“CEO Today” 2019 Healthcare Award.

NOV 2019

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