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Kristen Jacob

Vice President, Marketing & Communications

Kristen is a highly experienced marketing and communications professional with a strong presence in the Halton community for the past decade. As the Vice President of Marketing and Communications, she is responsible for developing and implementing the organization’s marketing and communications strategy and campaign plans. Kristen ensures that these efforts align with the organization’s goals and priorities.

In her previous roles, Kristen has worked in the high-tech, consulting, and professional services sectors. Most recently, she served as the Global Marketing Leader for the Travel industry at Accenture. Prior to that, Kristen spent over 9 years at EY Canada, where she was the Associate Director for Service Lines and Solutions Marketing. During her time at EY, Kristen successfully executed integrated marketing campaigns for their Tax, Assurance, Transactions, and Consulting service lines.

With more than 17 years of marketing experience, Kristen thrives on building strong brand awareness, achieving outstanding results, and fostering meaningful relationships. She is enthusiastic about utilizing her expertise in digital marketing and technology solutions to make a significant impact on the local community through her work at United Way Halton & Hamilton.

Kristen holds an Honors Bachelor of Arts degree with High Distinction from the University of Toronto. Additionally, she has completed the Women in Leadership program certificate from the Yale School of Management. During her free time, Kristen enjoys reading, traveling, and hiking in the local