Founder of Brilliance Beyond BeliefTM
Entrepreneur, Author, Business Strategist and Communications Specialist, Jackie Jacobs began her professional career in PR/Media and Marketing as an undergraduate at her alma mater UNC-P. This experience ignited her lifelong passion for PR, people and service.
Jackie has been described as a Force of Nature, a generous spirit and guiding hand who has been sought the world over in business and in the service of others. Jackie’s Native roots, passion, and spiritual compass are ever-present throughout the work she does.
Her career has taken her from the Olympic Games to red carpets in Hollywood, as well as the halls of Congress, serving a myriad of clients including 5 Star luxury pan Asia hotels, movie stars and Native American tribes.
She currently serves as the Communications Specialist for the Quileute Tribe of La Push, WA made famous by the “Twilight Saga” phenomenon. She oversaw the strategic Public Relations plan that was an integral component in the passage of the Quileute Tsunami Protection Legislation. President Obama signed the legislation into law on February 27, 2012, after the tribe had tried for decades for passage. She successfully launched a 40 million dollar capital campaign to move the Quileute Tribal School to higher ground.
Jackie and her clients have been featured on NBC, ABC, CBS, FOX, NPR, CNN, WSJ, New York Post, AP, Dr. Phil, and the list goes on.
Her Brilliance Beyond BeliefTM programs help clients unleash their extraordinary brands. Her services, which include individual coaching as well as speaking engagements, help organizations and individual brands share their brilliance; first through change in mindset, then with marketing and sales strategies and finally, through media outreach.
Her success as a speaker, entrepreneur and marketing consultant can be attributed to working with some of the top marketing and sales strategists in the world, who have guided and mentored her for more than 20 years.
Jackie’s first post collegiate position was as PR Director of Inter-Continental Hotel in Seoul, Korea and where she joined the team that launched the pre-opening campaign of the hotel prior to the 1988 Summer Olympic Games.
She has also consulted for companies responsible for launching over a billion dollars in real estate sales and served as Marketing Director for Seattle’s first exclusive $100M multifamily high-rise waterfront property. She is the former owner and co-founder of a Seattle/Los Angeles based SAG/AFTRA talent agency responsible for launching the careers of Joel McHale of “E Talk Soup” and Reiko Aylesworth of “Lost”, “24”, “One Life to Live” and “Alien vs. Predator.
It is Jackie’s heartfelt belief instilled in her by her parents that this is a journey of service. She has served as board member and trustee to several organizations, including, Children’s Home Society of Washington, Belltown Business Association, Antioch University Center for Creative Change, Seattle’s Millionaire Club Charity, as well as volunteer services for Team Hope, a division of the National Center for Mission and Exploited Children.