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Jessica D. Rivera

Jessica D. Rivera
Chief Legal Officer & General Counsel

Jessica DeBianchi Rivera serves as Chief Legal Officer & General Counsel for Velocity Solutions. In her role, she oversees the legal affairs of the company and plays a key role in the strategic planning of policies and initiatives for the organization and its board.

Jessica was previously Vice President & Senior Counsel at Bankrate, Inc. where she negotiated company critical agreements and supported multiple M&A transactions, including Bankrate’s 2017 $1.4b sale to Red Ventures. At Bankrate, she was first to develop business department toolkits to streamline legal process and workflow company-wide, earning Bankrate’s legal team national accolades as a 2017 Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Value Champion.

Prior to going in-house, Jessica practiced law at Gunster Yoakley & Stewart, P.A. Before the law, she led business operations for an international IT marketer, and freelanced as a journalist for the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

Jessica received her Bachelor of Science, MBA, and Juris Doctor degrees all from the University of Florida – and bleeds orange and blue. She serves on the Board of Directors and is Sponsorship Chair of the ACC South Florida chapter.

Jessica is a native South Floridian and resides in Boca Raton with her husband, twin boys and daughter. She is an avid sports fan, and enjoys fitness training, cooking, playing classical and jazz piano, and discovering new technology.