Chief Commercial Officer
Jessica Scelzi is the Chief Commercial Officer at The Zebra, the nation’s leading insurance comparison site. She leads the business strategy behind the monetization of the website and oversees all carrier partnerships. Since joining The Zebra in 2016, Jessie spearheaded the distribution strategy for the website from the ground up for carrier partners to acquire new policyholder business via www.thezebra.com. Her primary business focus is helping carriers to capture the modern-day digital insurance shopper via The Zebra’s suite of products. Under her leadership, The Zebra now has over 100 carriers on their platform and growing; and the company’s annual revenues have increased 12x since she joined. In addition to building relationships, she is passionate about leading and mentoring her team, as well as advocating for female leadership in the workplace. Scelzi has been an active member of The Zebra’s employee resource group for women, the Shebras, helping to inform corporate policies that support women and parents in the workplace.
Scelzi brings eight years of industry experience to the role, working previously as a Financial Advisor with UBS Wealth Management. She recently spoke to industry professionals at the Digital Insurance Summit in Chicago, Illinois, and the Women in Insurance Digital Conference for Insurance Business America. Jessie is also a two-time recipient of Insurance Business America's Hot 100, a list of the most effective professionals in the insurance industry, as well as a nominee for Austin Business Journal’s annual “Profiles in Power” award.
A native of Billings, Montana, Scelzi holds a finance degree from the University of San Diego. She lives in Austin with her husband and daughter, and two spoiled dogs.