Board Member, Community Investor, and Management Consultant
Kimberly Cooper Jaqua has more than 27 years of professional experience in leadership roles helping to grow organizations and people in various industries, including communications and media, education, financial services, health care, manufacturing, sustainability, tourism, and science and technology. For 15 years, Kimberly served as President and CEO of management consulting company Fortuna Group. Previously, she was Chief Operating Officer of a top-ranked strategic communications company. Kimberly also worked in public affairs and development at a large, state university as campaign director of what was then the state's largest campaign, managed national volunteer networks and special events, and edited and published magazines, winning recognition from peer and professional associations in each category. Investing in people and places is now her full-time focus, and Kimberly is committed to advancing the greater good for communities throughout Oregon and beyond. She has served in a leadership capacity on various national and local not-for-profit boards in education, science, healthcare, and international issues. Kimberly has an MBA from Columbia University and an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley. She completed her BS degree in journalism with an emphasis in business at the University of Oregon in just three years.