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Jackie Welch

Jackie Welch

Capital One

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Jackie's work combines: Writing, Technology, and Communicating / Sharing Stories

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Day In The Life

Senior Communications Manager

I tell the story of Capital One's Technology Innovation.

Skills & Education

Here's the path I took:

  • High School

    Aliso Niguel High School

  • Bachelor's Degree

    Business Administration and Management, General

    University of the Pacific

  • Bachelor's Degree

    Marketing/Marketing Management, General

    University of the Pacific

Here's the path I recommend for someone who wants to be a Public Relations Specialists:

High School

Bachelor's Degree: Business Administration and Management, General

Bachelor's Degree: Marketing/Marketing Management, General

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Life & Career Milestones

My path in life has been direct

  • 1.

    First I took a sales job at Nordstrom and found I really enjoyed working with people.

  • 2.

    Then I was an intern at Weber Shandwick, a PR agency, where I realized I loved communications.

  • 3.

    Then I discovered what area of PR I wanted to focus on during my time at PR agencies.

  • 4.

    Then I took an in-house job at Capital One, where I was able to drive PR programs.

Defining Moments

How I responded to discouragement


    Messages from Teachers:

    You come across as a silly valley girl.

  • How I responded:

    I knew I was better than the assumptions people had about me and I worked hard proving otherwise, through my impressive school work, true personality and work ethic.