Jessica Nalbandian joined Rhode Island Athletics in April of 2018. She has been an employee at URI since 2016, and prior to that, earned her bachelor's degree from URI in 2013.
Nalbandian has a background in art, English, mathematics, and accounting and is currently working towards her MBA. She has worked with budget management in a variety of fields and positions throughout her career.
Outside of financial management, Nalbandian has a passion for art. She has taught art classes ranging from adult classes to after-school programs with elementary and middle school-age children. She continues to paint, carve, and create, and can be found at local art festivals throughout the year.
Nalbandian’s other passion is animals. She is an avid dog lover and has worked with dogs in a multitude of training, walking, and sitting settings. She continues to volunteer walking dogs at local shelters.