SCORE Names Jennifer Jackson Director of Field Operations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 15, 2010
Contact Information
Tammy Cason
800/634-0245
media@score.org

Washington, D.C. — SCORE “Counselors to America’s Small Business” names Jennifer Jackson of Brooklyn, New York, as regional director for New York. Jackson is responsible for leading the organization’s efforts to grow the number of new and existing businesses that utilize SCORE’s services in the New York City Area. She will work with state and local, volunteer leaders to maximize performance and build relationships with key partner organizations. Learn more at www.score.org. 

Jackson is a sales management professional with experience in business development and relationship management. Her recent experience includes spearheading marketing initiatives and business growth for Ivy Exec Incorporated. Jackson played a key role in developing the company’s overall brand awareness and focused their recruiting solutions and strategic partnerships. 

Previously, Jackson was the Outreach and Program Coordinator for Penn Women's Center in Philadelphia, Pa. She has also worked for Lexington Home Mortgage, Allstate Financial Services Group and Kaplan, Inc. From these positions, Jackson has gained extensive experience in leadership training, fundraising and recruiting.

“Jennifer has an outstanding business and sales management background. She is a business leader and will be a champion of small business success,” says SCORE COO Devin Jopp. Jopp adds, “Her expertise in recruiting solutions will play a valuable role in SCORE’s mission to help grow America’s small businesses.”

Jackson completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from the University of Pennsylvania. She later worked in several outreach and relationship building roles for the university.

About SCORE
Since 1964, SCORE has helped more than 9 million aspiring entrepreneurs. Each year, SCORE provides small business mentoring and workshops to more than 375,000 new and growing small businesses. More than 13,000 business experts volunteer as mentors in 364 chapters serving local communities with entrepreneur education to help grow 1 million small businesses.

For more information about starting or operating a small business, call 1-800/634-0245 for the SCORE chapter nearest you. Visit SCORE at www.score.org. Connect with SCORE at www.facebook.com/SCOREFans and www.twitter.com/SCOREMentors.

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For more information, contact SCORE's public relations manager at 1-800/634-0245 or media@score.org.