Jessica Ohse

Human Resources Manager

Introducing Jessica Ohse, an esteemed Human Resources Manager at the Greater Topeka Partnership, where she brings her exceptional skills in workforce management to the table. With her remarkable communication, compassion, and organizational abilities, Jessica is highly regarded in her field.

Not only does Jessica excel in her professional role, but she is also deeply committed to community service. She actively participates in the Topeka SHRM Chapter, volunteers for Junior Achievement, and serves as Secretary on the executive board of directors for CASA of Shawnee County. Her dedication to giving back is truly admirable.

As a proud native of Topeka, Jessica’s educational background includes a bachelor’s degree in business management and human resources, as well as a master’s in business administration from Baker University. She proudly resides in Topeka with her partner Chris and their son Jakobe, who attends Washburn Rural High School. When she’s not immersed in her work or community engagements, you can find Jessica attending AAU basketball tournaments, supporting her son’s athletic pursuits.

Jessica Ohse is a shining example of a professional who excels in her career while remaining deeply committed to her family and community. Her passion for people and dedication to making a difference make her a valued asset to the Greater Topeka Partnership.

What's one small change that an individual or family can make to contribute to the local economy's growth?
Being involved in the community and shopping local.
What's your go-to recommendation for a fun, affordable activity or event in the local area that also supports the local economy?
Going to the zoo and gage park! There is so much to do and see.
What inspired you to work in the field of community economic development?
When I saw the impact GTP has had downtown and on Topeka overall.

Jessica Ohse, the talented Human Resources Manager at the Greater Topeka Partnership, has a 14-year-old son who brings endless joy to her life? Being a mom has been one of the most rewarding experiences for Jessica, and she cherishes every moment spent with her incredible son. From supporting his school activities to cheering him on at sports events, Jessica's role as a mom is filled with love, laughter, and proud mom moments. She truly embraces the adventure of motherhood and finds immense fulfillment in being the best mom she can be. When she's not rocking it in her HR role, Jessica is rocking it as a supermom!

Downtown Topeka

Jessica is an avid fan of Downtown Topeka, where she finds endless excitement and vibrant experiences. She loves the lively atmosphere, the variety of food trucks offering delectable treats, the delightful lunchtime music performances that set the perfect backdrop, and the thrilling Friday flicks. Exploring the unique shops and dining at the fabulous restaurants, Jessica truly believes that Downtown Topeka has it all. It’s a place where she can indulge in memorable moments, immerse herself in the local culture, and enjoy the dynamic energy that fills the streets. For Jessica, Downtown Topeka is the ultimate destination for fun, entertainment, and unforgettable adventures.