Pacesetter Award
2012: Jessica Wortley Adler

Jessica Wortley Adler

College of Business
Public Relations

Jessica Wortley Adler is Internal Communications/External Relations Specialist for Emergent BioSolutions in Lansing, Mich. Prior to her current position, Wortley Adler was Communications Specialist for the Michigan Senate Majority Communications Office and Communications Director for State Senator Ron Jelinek. She also is the 2012 Co-Chair and 2013 Incoming Chair of the Central Michigan Public Relations Society’s annual PACE Awards event, which recognizes excellence in the field of public relations.

Wortley Adler is very active in her community, currently serving as an Advisory Board and Outreach Committee member for WKAR public radio and on the Communications Committee for the Mid-Michigan Chapter of the American Red Cross. Her previous volunteer work includes serving as the Public Relations Chair for the American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Grand Ledge. She remains very active with her alma mater as a member of Ferris State University’s Honors Program Advisory Board and Professional Advisory Committee for the Public Relations major.