Jackie Ross

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Jackie co-leads RRA's Venture & Growth Practice and specializes in CEO and board search and assessment assignments in biotech and digital health. She finds it especially rewarding to work with founder-led startups and help entrepreneurs and their investors build sustainable businesses. Jackie is an active member of the firm's Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Practice and co-leads several internal and external cohorts dedicated to promoting and supporting diversity at all levels. Prior to joining Russell Reynolds Associates, Jackie was ​Vice President of Life Sciences at GLG, a global information services company that connects investors and life sciences companies to experts to support diligence and commercial activities. Earlier, she led business development for World 50, an exclusive and confidential community for global C-suite leaders. Jackie also spent several years in client services with CEB (now Gartner), a research and advisory firm, where she taught industry best practices and facilitated confidential networking for Fortune 1000 heads of marketing. Early in her career, she held business development and marketing roles with Mental Health America and several content marketing organizations.
Jackie holds a BA in English and Sociology from Vanderbilt University and completed the Executive Leadership Program through the University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business. She is a mentor with Upwardly Global, helping skilled immigrants rebuild their careers in the US, and has served as a court-appointed special advocate (CASA) for children in the foster care system.
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Executive Search Finance Healthcare Private Capital

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