Who We Are


Jessie D’Amato Ford

Jessie D’Amato Ford is a community, marketing, event, & content professional with over 18 years of experience excelling in building global communities, leading brand and marketing initiatives, and running global events. Jessie is also an Open Innovation and Crowdsourcing expert. She currently is the Director of Community Innovation at HeroX.

In 2021, Jessie started The Brackets Club, a nonprofit organization to aid community freelancers in need. As the Founder of this nonprofit, she’s collecting funding from industry leaders and individuals for financial support during tragedy for community freelancers without access to health benefits or insurance.

Jessie works from her home office on the shoreline of Connecticut with her husband and two children. She has the pleasure and chaos of being a busy working mom and writer on top of her career at HeroX and The Brackets Club.

The Brackets Club Volunteers

Korie Witcraft
James Marquez
Daniela P.
Harshit Mehta