Jessica is the owner of Training Matters as well as being an in-home trainer for Instinct Dog Behavior and Training in New York where she focuses on behavioral issues such as reactivity and fear as well as teaching dogs and puppies household manners and tricks. She has been training dogs since 2003 and has competed and titled in many dog sports including Agility, Competition Obedience, Rally-O, Rally-FreE , Freestyle—and of course, K9 Nose Work.

She was one of the very first trainers to be certified as a CNWI on the East Coast in 2011. Jessica has been a guest instructor at the Pennsylvania K9 Nose Work camp and is the scent work instructor at Camp Unleashed in the Berkshires. 

Jessica teaches group classes in White Plains at the Port Chester Obedience Training Club and in New York City with Follow My Lead. She lives with her husband and rat-terrier mix, Trix in New York City.