I am so grateful to have a team of strong and talented women helping me move my business forward, and I thought it was high time to introduce them. Meet Jessica, our hilarious and fun assistant director of sales! Jessica Hood Title: Assistant Director of Sales Part of Anne's team since: February 2015 When did you first realize you loved art? Studying abroad in Paris definitely had a huge impact on me. What is your favorite Anne Neilson Home product? Strokes of Compassion coffee table book. Favorite candle scent? Simple Serene. What is your favorite scripture? Proverbs 31:25 "She is clothed with strength and dignity; she can laugh at the days to come." What gives you the most joy? Laughing and making others laugh... most of all, laughing at myself. What is your go-to worship song? "Soul On Fire" by Third Day What is your favorite way to give back to the community? Volunteering at the Shelter for Battered Women in Charlotte. What is the best thing that happened to you this year? My new apartment!! It's in a different area in Charlotte than where I grew up... it's just a fun, young area to be. Which person has impacted you the most? That's a tie... my mom AND dad. Who's your favorite person to follow on Instagram? That's easy. Sandi Scott. Boom. @sandi_scott What did you wear to your prom? A Chinese red suit. Red, silk pant suit. Oh wait, that was Homecoming. My date was our school's Chinese exchange student. Prom, I wore a dress that my dad went shopping with me to pick out. I still hate have it. It doesn't fit. At all. What is your favorite guilty pleasure? Eating boca meat with hot sauce poured all over it. Eating weird, smell food in general. What is the first thing you do in the morning? Sit on the couch and try and wake up watching the Today Show. What three things are always in your bag? Altoids, random pens, my old-school date planner, little black book.