Jessica Toro-Pacheco

Assistant Director

Interim Director


As Interim Director for Student Affairs Marketing, Jessica creates and executes design concepts while maintaining the visual appearance, usability and continuity of the division’s brand. Jessica is responsible for communicating strategic goals into actionable design solutions and establishing the conceptual and stylistic direction for student design staff on behalf of the Division of Student Affairs. She works to develop instructional content and creative marketing solutions to inform the Northwestern community of events, programs, and initiatives.

Jessica is a Chicago-grown organizer, storyteller, and artist fueled by a love of people and beautiful things. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Graphic Design from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Prior to working at Northwestern, Jessica worked at Social Security Administration headquarters in Baltimore, Maryland, where she designed national campaigns for the Medicare/Medicaid Special Project team.

When she’s not in front of her Mac, you can find Jessica out dancing salsa, laughing with family, or getting messy with crafts.