Jessica Wickey-Byrd

Ms. Jessica Wickey-Byrd

Instructor; Internships Program Director


Room: 214C

Biography

Jessica Wickey-Byrd CV

Jessica Wickey-Byrd is a UCF Rosen College of Hospitality Management alumna, graduating with her Master’s in Hospitality and Tourism Management in 2013. Ms. Wickey-Byrd has 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry, including restaurants, resorts, events, convention centers, non-profit fundraising, and live entertainment. Ms. Wickey-Byrd is an avid sailor, completing her pilot’s license and enjoys volunteering in the community.

Office Hours, Spring 2020:

  • Wednesday 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Thursday 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.(or by appointment)

Education

University of Central Florida, Rosen College of Hospitality Management
Master of Science, Hospitality & Tourism Management

Florida Gulf Coast University, College of Professional Studies
Bachelor of Science, Resort & Hospitality Management

Florida Keys Community College
Associate of the Arts

Teaching Experience

University of Central Florida, Rosen College of Hospitality Management
Instructor / Internship Coordinator – 2013-2014, 2016-current
Graduate Teaching Assistant/Researcher – 2010-2013

Certifications

Ed Klopfer School of Real Estate
Sales Associate Certificate; Residential, Commercial, and Land Sales

Sarasota Travel School
Travel & Tourism Certificate

Awards

  • University of Central Florida, Rosen College of Hospitality Management: Faculty of the Year, 2016-17
  • University of Central Florida, Rosen College of Hospitality Management: Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant, 2013-14

Certificates

  • C.E.R.T. (Campus or Community Emergency Response Team) Certification
  • C.P.F.H. (Certified Professional Food Handler)
  • Certified Interviewer (UCF Human Resources Certification)
  • Responsible Vendors
  • S.U.R.F. Alcohol Training Program
  • SERVSAFE Food Handlers