Jessie Partridge Guerrero
Interim Director of Data Services
Jessie Partridge Guerrero is Research Manager at the Metropolitan Area Planning Council. She leads a team of research analysts and GIS professionals in the design and implementation of research into the past, present, and future of Greater Boston. The Research team’s work covers key issues facing the region, ranging from housing and transportation to public health and arts and culture, and aims to provide insight that can lead to more equitable, sustainable, and collaborative decision making. Jessie manages MAPC’s MetroCommon research agenda, which serves as a guide for research and data development to support the agency’s long-range regional plan, MetroCommon x 2050. Jessie’s expertise is in cross-disciplinary quantitative and mixed-methods research, and in taking complex research and information and making it accessible and engaging to broad audiences through narrative development, storytelling, and implementation of compelling data visualizations and graphics.
Jessie has been with MAPC since 2013. Prior to MAPC, she was a research consultant at Community Labor United, where she co-authored Route to Our Future, a report detailing equitable and sustainable policy strategies for Massachusetts’ regional transit systems. She also worked as a process engineer at Mott MacDonald, where she specialized in process simulation and detailed engineering design in the renewable energy field.
She holds a Master of Arts in Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning and a Bachelor of Science in Chemical and Biological Engineering, both from Tufts University.