3 things you didn't know about Jeanne
1) After her semester studying abroad, Jeanne spent the summer interning at a tourism magazine in Madrid, Spain. She was tasked with reporting on local festivals and cultural events and a number of her pieces were published.
2) Her favorite vacations include places without cell service like Montana's Glacier National Park, Jackson Hole, WY, and Banff National Park in Canada.
3) She spends much of her free time snuggling and spoiling her six nieces and nephews.
Chief of Staff
As Chief of Staff, Jeanne works cross-functionally and on behalf of the CEO to carry out the vision of the company.
Jeanne has spent the last decade leading teams and initiatives across the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. She started her career in Chicago politics, working on both of Mayor Emanuel’s campaigns and within his administration at City Hall. Jeanne moved to the west coast to run operations as a member of the founding team at LeanIn.Org, a women’s empowerment organization based in Palo Alto. She later joined 1871, Chicago’s incubator for digital startups, overseeing strategy and engagement across multiple divisions. She consulted for a variety of tech startups and civic organizations before making Cohesion her home.
Jeanne graduated from Marquette University with degrees in Communication Studies and Spanish Language & Literature. She is an alumna of the Crain’s Leadership Academy and an advisor to the Young Entrepreneurs Academy, an entrepreneurship program for adolescent girls.