Jennifer Acree, Founder & CEO
Jennifer Stephens Acree serves as Founder and CEO of JSA Strategies. Ms. Acree is a results-oriented communications professional with more than 20 years of experience developing and executing winning strategies for both start-ups and established technology and digital media companies. Acree was named one of the top 100 PR Executives in the World and has been recognized in PR Week's "40 Under 40."
Previously, Ms. Acree held senior corporate communications positions at Yahoo! Inc. and Overture Services (acquired by Yahoo! in 2003). Among her roles at Yahoo!, Ms. Acree served as Vice President of Corporate Communications, with oversight for Yahoo!’s category-leading consumer web products.
Prior to joining Overture, Ms. Acree was Director of Public Relations at Business.com, an eCompany start-up, and served in the Corporate Practice at Burson-Marsteller, a global public relations firm. Ms. Acree started her career as a legislative aide on Capitol Hill, focusing on issues including the economy, health care, and technology policy.
Ms. Acree graduated with a B.A. in Political Science and Business Administration from the University of Southern California.