Jaclyn Jackson

Placed Leader

Jaclyn Jackson

Chief Human Resources Officer
National Equity Fund

July 30, 2020

Koya’s partnership with the National Equity Fund (NEF) resulted in the placement of Jaclyn Jackson as Chief Human Resources Officer. National Equity Fund® is a leading national syndicator of low-income housing tax credits. Since its inception, NEF has played an integral role in creating affordable housing options, revitalizing communities, and strengthening local economies.

Jaclyn Jackson is an experienced Human Resource Management professional in the Chicagoland area, with 10+ years of experience in Human Resources and Organizational Development. She has spent the last 15 years in the nonprofit sector, advancing nonprofit missions while facing a wide range of challenges.

Prior to joining NEF, Jackson served as the Vice President of Human Resources at Helping Hand Center in Countryside, IL, where she directed all Human Resources functions for a 300-person organization. Jackson developed and implemented short and long-term strategic plans regarding the organization’s core mission, values, culture, succession planning, headcount management, compliance, and financial accountability. She oversaw the HRIS system implementations and functionality, and utilized available data to generate and analyze HR-related reports. Jackson also led the integrated performance management process, including the development of fully-aligned job descriptions, personal development planning, annual evaluations, and promotion and compensation determinations.

Jackson currently holds 2 board positions NHRM Mutual Insurance Company, and HRA Oakbrook, where she is the College Relations Chair. She enjoys working with and developing up and coming, young professionals. Prior to working for Helping Hand Center, Jaclyn worked for SOS Children’s Villages IL as the Assistant Director of Human Resources.

Jackson is a Certified Professional Member of SHRM.  She has a Masters of Human Resource Management from Keller Graduate School of Management as well as an MBA from Keller Graduate School.


Read the press release:  NEF Names New Chief HR Officer.