Meet Jessie Latten

Name: Jessie Latten

Position: Assistant Professor, Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling program

Education background: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Master of Arts in Counseling from the University of Alabama at Birmingham; Ph.D. from University of Alabama.

Previous employer and position/Past experience as related to current position: Jefferson, Blount, and St. Clair County (JBS) Mental Health Authority (25 years)

Hometown: Birmingham, Ala.

Why did you choose Viterbo as your next employer? The warmth and hospitality of the campus.

Of the five Viterbo values, which resonates with you most and why? Hospitality.

Hobbies: Singing in the choir.

Unique fact about you: I toured during the 60s and 70s performing in an R&B group.

Anything about your family you would like to share: My family loves boxing and football.