Jackie Rodgers has led communications and marketing teams in diverse organizations ranging from a Fortune 100 company, to a trailblazing sports marketing company, to helping pioneer the pet sitting industry in Chicago.

In recent years, she has focused her talents on helping others, including serving as the Executive Director of Digital and Marketing at Chicago Public Schools, serving as the Chief Communications and Partnerships Officer at the Illinois State Board of Education and as the Director of Marketing and Communications for a hospice company.

Jackie and her teams have reimagined communications and marketing at almost every stop in her career by developing more user-friendly websites, encouraging conversation and communication in social media and using storytelling to connect authentic people and experiences with the audience.

She graduated from Southern Illinois University with a B.S. in Journalism. When not working, Jackie can be found riding her bike or working as a background actor on one of the many shows filmed in Chicago.