MPA (Fellows), 2020
Interim Director, MyCTSavings
Jessica Muirhead is the Interim Director of MyCTSavings, an automatic-IRA savings program administered through the Connecticut Retirement Security Authority for private-sector workers without an employer-sponsored retirement plan. The program was created by state legislation in 2016 to help employees automatically save for their retirement security and is set to launch state-wide in 2022. A Connecticut and Hartford County native, Jessica has found fulfillment in a career of public service at the University of Connecticut, the Capitol Region Council of Governments, and now at the Office of the State Comptroller. Jessica is also a UConn alumna twice; prior to the MPA Executive Track program (’20), she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (’09) from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.