CEO Jessica Flynn co-founded Red Sky after a career in journalism and a stint leading global communications for an all-season resort. Jessica’s strengths lie in her journalism roots, which enable her to ask the tough questions, seek creative solutions to communication challenges and incorporate multimedia and social elements into highly successful public relations campaigns on behalf of clients large and small, local and global.
A frequently requested speaker, Jessica provides strategy and leadership for Red Sky’s Promotion of Place clients and leads the agency’s training and coaching programs. She is recognized for her expertise in brand journalism and leveraging earned and owned media opportunities.
Prior to jumping into the entrepreneurial pool with Red Sky, Flynn was the first Communications Manager for Idaho’s Tamarack Resort, responsible for a global public relations effort to promote the destination resort. Her role included providing strategic counsel to senior management for crisis communications, public affairs and internal communications initiatives.
A graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, she holds a degree in broadcast journalism and worked as a news producer and executive producer in Boise, Austin and Pittsburgh, where she was honored with an Emmy. She prides herself on being a seed sower, narrator and connector, and gives back to her community through involvement on the following boards: City Club of Boise, Go Lead Idaho, Boise Valley Economic Partnership and the City of Boise Visual Arts Advisory Committee. Flynn is a multi-award winning member of the Idaho Press Club, a recipient of the Idaho Business Review’s Woman of the Year and Accomplished Under 40 awards, Boise Young Professionals’ Young Entrepreneur of the Year for 2010 and one of the Idaho Business Review’s CEOs of Influence for 2011.