South-West Insurance Agency, Inc.


Jettie Hess

Public Relations
Big Stone Gap

Tenure: Since 2006

Duties and Accreditations:

Personal: Jettie studied at several Ohio Universities throughout her professional life. She earned her Internet Web Professional Certification from Capital University, and launched her own web design business shortly after returning to Big Stone Gap. In 2009, Hess Website Design received the Gap Partnership’s Business of the Year award.
Jettie has served on the Planning Commission of the Town of Big Stone Gap, as an executive officer of the Tri-State Gospel Singing Convention, and as a Friend of the Southwest Virginia Museum. After completing four years as Communications Director, Jettie assumed the office of Vice President for Holston Conference United Methodist Women in 2014.
Prior to returning to Big Stone Gap, Jettie spent twenty-eight years of her life serving as the Executive Assistant to the CEO and Board of Trustees of the Ohio Historical Society in Columbus, Ohio.