Lessons Learned: Our Past Mistakes = WISDOM!
with Teresa Jacobsson, Chief Executive Officer, JW Industries
This wonderful WE Woman will give a riveting talk on the vast knowledge she has gained through business & life experiences!
Teresa Jacobsson is the founder, chief executive officer and owner of JW Industries Group (JWIG), an Alaska Native/woman-owned small business. With over 30 years of experience in organizational and business development, local, state, and federal services contracting, and construction and industrial services, she brings a
substantial and diverse level of experience to the company. Prior to establishing JWIG, she held the position of CEO, business manager, vice-president, division director, and contract administrator for several ANCSA corporations. Leading a Small Business Administration 8(a) company, Ms. Jacobsson has more than 15 years of experience working with the SBA 8(a) Business Development Program. Ms. Jacobsson also has over 15 years of experience working in tribal realty, natural resources, state and federal programing, executive administration and council/board ethics and has served as Rights Protection Officer, Director, and Vice-President/Administrator for tribes and tribal consortia. Further, Ms. Jacobsson has demonstrated a passion in serving the community throughout her career. Her service credentials include serving as a director of The Eva Foundation and as the founder and president of the non-profit organizations the Alaska Tribal Administrators Association, the Alaska Women’s Leadership Forum, and the Jacobsson Foundation. She volunteers her time to mentor women in business and those recovering from trauma and was awarded the WE of Alaska Mentor of the Year.
$35 Member Lunch
$45 Non-Member Lunch
$20 Member attendance-only (No lunch)
$30 Non-member attendance-only (No lunch)
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