Jeanne Reidy is the Senior Vice President of Strategy & Engagement at 1871, where she oversees the organization’s events and external affairs efforts. Before joining 1871, she was the Director of Scheduling and Advance on Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s 2015 reelection campaign and the Operations Lead at Lean In, a women’s empowerment organization in Palo Alto, CA. Before her move to the west coast, Jeanne served in Mayor Emanuel’s administration as his Executive Assistant and Advance Coordinator.
Jeanne was born and raised in Chicago and graduated from Marquette University with a Bachelor’s in Communication Studies and Spanish. She serves on the boards and advisory councils of the Inspire Girls Academy, Young Entrepreneurs Academy of Chicago, YWCA Business & Entrepreneurship Committee and Women at theMART.