Jackie Foster is a Project Manager at BanyanGlobal and holds a Project Management Professional (PMP) certificate. She works on various client projects throughout the firm.
Prior to joining Banyan, Jackie spent eight years working in higher education. She spent almost four years at Tufts University working in Human Resources and Athletics. She was the Administrative Services Manager supporting the VP for HR in their university-wide initiatives and events, as well as overseeing the administrative staff in the department. She was also an Assistant Coach for the men’s and women’s Varsity Swimming & Diving teams for three seasons. While coaching at Tufts, Jackie led her team’s annual two-week training trip to Puerto Rico which was a fun and incredible opportunity. In 2017, Jackie made the cross country move to Colorado where she began working in the President’s Office at the University of Colorado. There she supported the Chief of Staff and the President as an Executive Assistant and worked on various projects and initiatives which supported the university’s strategic plan. Jackie received her BA in Political Science at Keene State College in New Hampshire, where she was an NCAA Academic All-American swimmer and held eight school records upon graduation.
Jackie lives south of Boston with her dog, Penny, and is currently pursuing her MBA at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. In her free time, she likes to hike, swim, read the latest fiction novels, compete with her local flag football team, and spend time with her family and friends.