Jackie serves as Executive Director . Jackie comes to work daily excited to see what God will do through GRACE. As Executive Director, Jackie provides leadership to the Finance, Facilities, IT, Human Resources, and Administrative Departments.
In 2012, Jackie and her husband Gary moved to the Lehigh Valley with their three children Marissa, Bryan and Addison. Having grown up in Hunterdon County, New Jersey, Jackie spent most of her young life living out her deep passion for horses. Jackie competed extensively and is an accomplished equestrian athlete. Jackie earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the Stillman School of Business at Seton Hall University in 1993. She also holds an Executive MBA from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.
Jackie spent ten years at AT&T as a Director of Product Marketing before getting involved with the non-profit sector. Jackie was the Admission Director and then Head of School at the Acorn Montessori School. In addition to her work at GRACE, Jackie is the Chair of the Board of Trustee for America’s Grow-a-Row a non-profit organization who provides over one million pounds of farm fresh food to those in need at food banks and hunger relief agencies.
Jackie is clear in her call to use her God-given gifts every day and is truly humbled and honored to be a part of the GRACE Senior Staff.