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Keynote Speaker


Becky Jacobs, EMBA '08

Becky Jacobs is the Chief Engagement Officer at Simple Change, an organization focused on helping businesses leverage well-being as a leadership strategy to maximize the performance and engagement of their teams.

She spent more than twenty years in various senior leadership roles, including VP of National Credit Card Bankruptcy at Bank of America, Senior Director of Global Operations Change Management at Red Hat, and Interim Chief Operations Officer at Rise Against Hunger.

She graduated from Old Dominion University with a degree in Business Management, and completed her Executive MBA at UNC Kenan-Flagler. She volunteers her time on the Strategy Committee of Inter-Faith Food Shuttle, the Advisory Board of Alexander YMCA, and with the Faith Formation program at her church.

Becky lives in Raleigh with her husband and two sons. She enjoys hiking, playing volleyball, cycling, and spending time at the lake with her family.