New Century College 2012 Distinguished Alumni Winner


Jessica Zucal

Jessica L. Zucal, BA Integrative Studies ‘01, MS New Professional Studies ‘09 is an organization development consultant with Jacobs Technology, Strategic Solutions Group. Zucal also earned an MS in organization development and knowledge management from Mason’s School of Public Policy. She has more than 10 years’ experience in various industries, public and private. She has successfully worked with all levels of organizations in the area of change management, including strategic communications, process facilitation, stakeholder outreach, education, and relationship development. Zucal is leading the change management efforts for the U.S Department of Defense chief architect and chief technical officer in relation to Defense Business Systems Operations and Transformation. She is skilled in the areas of facilitation, conflict analysis, resolution and transformation, team development, and leadership development. She is passionate about helping organizations become more effective and humane. She believes that people are an organization’s greatest asset and is keenly focused on identifying and enabling the cultural change needed to support the long-term goals/initiatives of an organization.