Following experience at a global PR firm and recent independent work, Jacki was excited about the opportunity to join Hawthorne Strategy Group and leverage her skills working across a diverse array of clients with a talented team of industry professionals. The firm’s tight-knit, collaborative culture and focus on building strong client relationships are right in line with Jacki’s interests. She immediately knew Hawthorne was a place where she could continue to be challenged and do meaningful work.
Prior to joining Hawthorne, Jacki advanced in multiple positions at Ogilvy Public Relations, where she served in a client service capacity on behalf of a global leader in consumer electronics. During her time there, she was responsible for a broad set of duties including strategy and planning, media relations, content development, event management, client relations, and reporting and analysis. Most recently, Jacki worked in a freelance and consulting capacity, managing a range of projects that span public relations, marketing, art, design and executive support.
Jacki graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism.
Outside of work, Jacki is an avid music buff, seasoned traveler and frequent patron of the Chicago culinary scene!