Ms. Jackson joins Augusta boasting a demonstrated history as a government finance professional for almost twenty (20) years. Prior to joining Team Augusta, Ms. Jackson served the City of Chattanooga, TN and their 180,000 residents as the Deputy Chief Finance Officer and Interim Treasurer overseeing the daily operations of budget, accounting, payroll, accounts payable, and accounts receivable. Ms. Jackson also served DeKalb County Government as the Deputy Director for the Office of Management and Budget where she led the development of the county’s $1.2 billion operating budget. Jackson also served Gwinnett County Government for eleven (11) years where she was directly responsible for the financial oversight and program delivery of the county’s HUD entitlement programs to include the grants management of all other federal and state funded programs.
Ms. Jackson also served our nation with distinction in the United States Air Force during active duty for six years where she was stationed at Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma supporting the 963 Airborne Warning and Control Squadron through deployments to Riyadh Saudi Arabia, Incirlik Turkey, and Panama City Panama. Later accepting a special duty assignment at Bolling Air Force Base, Washington DC for the Office of Special Investigations, a federal law enforcement agency with responsibility for conducting criminal and specialized investigative activities, protective services, and counterintelligence support. Jackson also holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the Keller Graduate School of Management and a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Information Systems from DeVry University.