Jackie leads the talented clinical and support teams to create exceptional experiences and results for clients. She enjoys the creative and strategic process of bringing the most significant cosmetic dermatology innovations to our community. In addition, she loves being part of a practice that develops long-term relationships with meaningful connections among clients and staff.
Jackie joined the practice in 2007 as the Director for Dr. Bonnie Straka’s relatively new Medical Spa. Prior to that, she held executive management positions at WorldStrides, Educational Fields Studies, and Macy’s.
During Jackie’s tenure, Signature Medical Spa has tripled in staff and services, earning numerous accolades from companies such as Allergan, Galderma, Merz, and Suneva as a top cosmetic dermatology practice in the state and even nationally. Additionally, Signature Medical Spa and Albemarle Dermatology often win local voter’s choice awards as a favorite in our community.
Jackie grew up in Reston, VA and earned a BA in Government from the University of Virginia, 1987. She moved to Charlottesville for the second time in 2005.
Outside of work, she loves to spend time with friends and family, including her two delightful young adults. Jackie is an avid Nia dancer, concert- and event-goer and enjoys exploring the local area’s natural beauty. Causes close to her heart include advocacy for children with hearing loss, and supporting Camp Holiday Trails.