Beth Jacobs is the Chief of Staff at Building Impact. Beth has worked with startups and small businesses on strategic planning, sales, marketing, finance, project and talent management. Most recently, she spent a year as the COO of a tech startup working on external affairs as well as the organization’s strategic and business planning efforts. Prior to that she spent 11 years at the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE), the country’s oldest and largest nonprofit study abroad and intercultural exchange organization. While at CIEE, Beth led various teams responsible for strategic sales and marketing, client and community relations, and product development and expansion. Beth received her Bachelor’s degree and MBA from Virginia Commonwealth University. She lives with her husband and three wild children in Richmond, VA.