Jessica Lynne Cudnik
40 Under 40, Class of 2022

Jessica Lynne Cudnik


American Takii

Job Title

Flower Product Manager


  • Jessica set a goal to get her master’s degree and, while it took several years of working and planning before she could return to school, she earned an MS in horticulture from the University of Georgia.
  • Played a key role in reorganizing the company’s product management system by implementing revised Product Life Cycle protocols.


Have I Seen You Before? Jessica has worked in the entertainment industry as a photo double, stand-in and background in such projects as “The Walking Dead” and “Stranger Things,” and was a zombie in “Zombieland 2.”

Fun Facts

Always on the Move: Movement is imperative for Jessica. She does triathlons and CrossFit. She also was on the UGA pole vaulting team and in grad school on the UGA Olympic Weightlifting team.

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