Jacki supports the CRDA with economic and business research through their partnership with the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce's Center for Business Research. She has worked in economic development and community research for more than 20 years since joining the Center in 1992, and she has provided research support to the CRDA since its inception in 1995. In this role, Jacki helps compile economic, demographic and business data that demonstrate that the Charleston region is a great place to do business.
Originally from Wilson NC, Jacki holds a bachelor's degree in business administration with a market research concentration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is married and has a teenage daughter.