Jodie joined MMS Education in 2019. As Executive Vice President, Jodie is responsible for MMS marketing and business development. She also provides support to clients in the areas of strategy and program development, communications and public relations, thought leadership, partnership building, product marketing and social media outreach campaigns.
Jodie’s favorite part of her job is the people she gets to work with. She finds joy in working with MMS clients, their customers and her colleagues to turn ideas into actions and help MMS clients and their customers find innovative solutions to achieve their goals.
Jodie has dedicated the past 20+ years to advising and supporting the overall growth and evolution of organizations serving education. She has led global public relations and public affairs for Promethean, an education technology company, spearheaded communications, marketing and publishing for ISTE, a global community of educators, and as the former principal of Sequoia Public Relations and education strategist at Dun & Bradstreet, she has designed growth strategies for all types of organizations from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies, including Epson, Panasonic, NBC, Educate/Sylvan Learning, Remind, Florida Virtual School, Remind, WonderWorkshop, FIRST Robotics, SETDA and CoSN.
In her free time, Jodie enjoys going to street fairs, doing yoga, reading and photographing urban art, graffiti and architecture.
Childhood Dream Job: First female president of the United States
If Jodie had a million dollars to spend on helping students: Jodie would establish and fund a parent-to-parent program to spark dialogue around culture. The program would focus on stimulating discussion around inequalities and barriers to education, as well as finding creative solutions to increase access to learning for all.