Jackie brings more than 15 years experience to her role as Senior Director, CEO Communications at Cigna. She oversees all communications activities on behalf of David Cordani, Cigna’s President and CEO. This included messaging, content strategy, business communications, employee engagement and external positioning. In her role, she also supported all communications and strategy related to the integration of Express Scripts.
Prior to joining Cigna, Jackie was an Executive Vice President for Client strategy at Edelman. At Edelman, Jackie helped clients build strategies and partnerships to mitigate risk, grow market share and effectively compete in their sectors. She oversaw the Cigna account for seven years, in addition to working with other clients in the health sector, including MD Anderson, 23andMe, Merck, Kaiser Permanente, AstraZeneca and CVS Health.
Earlier in her career, Jackie worked at McBee Strategic, a public affairs and lobbying shop in Washington, DC. There, she served as the team lead for Gilead Sciences, managing the company’s national stakeholder partnership strategy. In this role, she launched programs in partnership with the CDC, Emory University, MTV, the Kaiser Family Foundation and the NAACP.
Jackie also worked at The August Jackson Company, an event and creative production company. Prior to August Jackson, she served on the strategic communications team at Booz Allen Hamilton.
Jackie received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Swarthmore College.