Jessie C. Wright, PhD, CPA, CVA, CGMA


Jessie is a Manager at SSB. She is a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) and a member of the SSB business valuation team. She performs business valuations, employee benefit plan audits and agreed-upon procedures for SSB clients. Jessie is also a Certified Global Management Accountant (CGMA) and has a concentration in the manufacturing and service industries. In addition, Jessie is also an Assistant Professor in the Lariccia School of Accounting and Finance at Youngstown State University.

Jessie is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), where she serves on the governing council. She is a member of the AICPA Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center, and she is an AICPA Leadership Academy Alumni. Jessie is also a member of the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA) and was named a 40 Under 40 Honoree by NACVA in 2021. She is an active member of the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants and sits on the Accountancy Board of Ohio. She is also a member of the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber. Jessie was named a 2019 40 Under 40 Honoree by CPA Practice Advisor.

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