Jessica Barnett von Gal – Volunteer Coordinator
Originally from Courtland, Mississippi, Jessica moved to the Montgomery area in 2006. For 15 years, she worked as a Respiratory Therapist at Baptist South and Montgomery Pulmonary Consultants before founding vG Media Management to provide remote clerical, social media and transcription support to small businesses.
Jessica was raised on her family’s farm which specialized in breeding, training and showing performance horses of both English and Western disciplines. Loving horses from an early age, her horse show career began at age 3 and sharing her love with others by teaching horseback riding lessons at age 10. Jessica has competed over the years in a variety of events with her primary focus now showing cutting or ranch versatility horses and heeling in team ropings. She has competed in and received awards from the American Quarter Horse Association, American Paint Horse Association, National Cutting Horse Association, National Reined Cow Horse Association, Professional Cowboys Association, United States Team Roping Association and various ranch horse show associations.
Jessica resides in South Montgomery County with her husband, Nick, and children, Galyn (age 9) and Olan (age 5 months), at the von Gal Ranch which produces all-natural beef and performance horses.