Sales Director, Nike
Chapter Board Members - Portland
Avery Jessup works at Nike as a North America Sales Director for the Sportswear Category. Previous to this role, Avery was a Strategic Planning Director focusing on the global integrated marketplace.
Prior to Nike, Avery spent close to 4 years living and working throughout the Asia Pacific region. He worked with Kraft–Heinz where he was Head of Logistics and Planning for Asia Pacific, based in Singapore. Before Kraft-Heinz, he spent the bulk of his APAC career with Domino’s Pizza, overseeing International marketplace development for South East Asia markets - based in Hong Kong. In Avery's years with Domino’s, he held a variety of positions in both corporate operations as well as franchise/partner management. Avery specializes in early stage growth and has a strong track record of success with under-resourced businesses.
Avery’s love for sports runs deep having played basketball his whole life and coaching AAU basketball during the summer months in Michigan. He is passionate about serving under privileged communities and helping kids reach their full potential through their talents and more importantly, their character.