Dr. Jessica Gruendler is a healthcare executive in a Utah based company focused on improving outcomes for surgical care. She has worked as a Registered Nurse for over 30 years and has partnered with Nursing On Boards Coalition to promote career advancement and community service for nurses to become engaged in organizations as a board member to offer their unique perspective on community wellness. During her year as USOA Mrs. Utah, Jessica has participated in multiple community events, including the Ronald McDonald House in Salt Lake City where she works with Sister Queens For Life to serve Sunday morning breakfast to the families residing there.
Jessica competed in her first pageant at the age of 54 and was energized by the personal and professional growth she experienced in training for a state event. She found a passion for coaching younger girls competing and now volunteers for D3 Productions to mentor contestants through the interview and fitness preparation.