President and CEO
As President and CEO of the Rodel Foundation of Arizona, Jackie promotes the vision and develops the strategies for improving Arizona’s public education system. She is in charge of implementing the three statewide initiatives that improve student math achievement, prepare promising student teachers to be successful teachers in high-poverty schools by way of mentor teachers and encourage and prepare aspiring principals to become administrators in high-need schools through mentoring.
Prior to joining Rodel, Jackie served as Vice President of the Arizona State University Foundation. She is a lawyer by profession and was a partner in the Phoenix law firm, Gallagher & Kennedy. She obtained her undergraduate degree from Stanford University and her law degree from Arizona State University. Jackie serves on the Board of Directors of Expect More Arizona; the Arizona Business and Education Coalition (ABEC); as well as the Leadership Council for Thriving Together.