Executive Vice President of Operations and Administration/Partner
After receiving her master’s degree in Education from Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, Jackie worked at 4 different universities on the East Coast in Student Affairs administrative positions. Switching gears to follow her passion, she became a professional fundraiser for the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County in Florida, raising over $5 million annually.
In 2008, after moving to Park City, Utah, she was appointed by the Summit County Manager to serve on the Basin Open Space Advisory Committee, created for the purpose of advising and providing input regarding the creation, preservation, and identification of open space in order to ensure high conservation values and promote the resort and scenic character of the area. At the same time, she was elected to Temple Har Shalom’s Religious School Advisory Committee, serving as the chair for two of four years, followed by serving a three-year term on their Board of Directors, and chairing their fundraising efforts for eight years.
In January, 2014, Jackie Co-founded her own non-profit, Park City READS to promote elevating literacy through early identification of struggling readers, effective reading interventions and appropriate classroom accommodations. As a Certified Dyslexia Advocate she was able to assist many families obtain the services to ensure their children reached their potential. Along with advocating, the organization has grown to include a mentoring program, professional development grants, community education, and implementation of a new school curriculum.
Jackie now lives in New Jersey, but remains an active board member. Always looking for new opportunities, Jackie became a partner and took on full-time responsibilities for The Forza Insurance Group three years ago. Bringing a diverse skill set to the organizations, she oversees all the daily operations and administration, including personnel, purchasing, customer relations, marketing and technology, carrier and vendor management and efficiency monitoring and performance standards.