Jacki Zehner dedicates her resources towards the advancement of women and girls. She believes that a more gender-balanced world will mean a more just and equitable world for all. She serves in a variety of roles relating to that purpose.
For the past decade she has been President of The Jacquelyn and Gregory Zehner Foundation, and more recently became CEO of Women Moving Millions, a non-profit organization dedicated to mobilizing unprecedented resources for women and girls. In addition she is a frequent media commentator, consultant, and speaker on women, success in the workplace, wealth and investing, financial current events, and high-impact philanthropy.
In 1996, Jacki became the youngest woman and first female trader to be invited into the partnership of Goldman Sachs. Most of her career at Goldman was in mortgage-backed trading, followed by two years spent in the executive office working in human capital management.
After leaving the Goldman Sachs in 2002, Jacki became a Founding Partner of Circle Financial Group, a private wealth management operation consisting of a small group of women committed to effectively managing their families’ assets and philanthropic activities. She left CFG and formed her own consulting practice after leaving New York for Park City, Utah.
Jacki serves on the boards of The Sundance Institute, the Thirty Percent Coalition, and the Christian Center of Park City. She is a former board member of the Women’s Funding Network, The Breast Cancer Research Foundation, The National Council for Research on Women, The University of British Columbia and The Center for Talent Innovation. She is also an advisory board member to the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, Pax World’s Global Women’s Equality Fund, and the Women Effect Investments initiative of Criterion Ventures, The Shriver Report, The Women at Paley Initiative, Sundance Institute’s Women’s Initiative, The 2020 Women on Boards Board of Leaders, The Thirty Percent Coalition and Gamechanger, a feature film fund providing investment capital to women directors.
Jacki is a member of many women’s networks: The International Women’s Forum, The Women Donors Network, The United Way of Salt Lake Women’s Leadership Council, The American Red Cross’s Tiffany Circle, The Utah Community Foundation’s Women’s Giving Circle; and, the Harvard Kennedy School Women’s Leadership Board.
In recognition of her leadership and philanthropic involvement, Jacki received the Outstanding Young Alumnus award from the University of British Columbia (1997), the Women Who Make a Difference Award from The National Council for Research on Women (1999), the Annual Lives of Commitment Award from Auburn Seminary (2010). In 2009, she was named one of Women’s eNews’ 21 Leaders for the 21st Century, and in 2013, she will receive The Global Fund for Women’s Philanthropy Award.
In 2011 her interest in documentary films as a tool for advancing social change led to her first Executive Producing role for “Ready To Fly,” a story about Lindsey Van, a champion woman ski jumper, and her quest to have the sport included in the Olympic Games. Other films in her gift/investment portfolio include “MissRepresentation,” “How to Survive a Plague,” “Sexy Baby,” “The Invisible War”, “American Promise“, “ANITA”, “Essence Road”, “The Crash Reel“, “MIDWAY“, and “The March.”
After 25 years living in New York City and Connecticut Jacki now lives in Park City, Utah. She was born and raised in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada.
- Women Moving Millions Annual Summit
- Cocktails & Conversation With Women Moving Millions & J.P Morgan
- Recognizing Women’s Leadership in Business and the Community
- YWCA Young Women’s Leadership Summit
- Park City Women’s Giving Fund Launch Event
- Women Moving Millions & J.P. Morgan Luncheon and Program
- Rising International Hands of Hope Benefit Luncheon
Carmel K. Jud
Founder / Executive Director
- Women Moving Millions & J.P Morgan Luncheon and Conversation
- Global Fund for Women Luncheon with Musimbi Kanyoro
- TEDxWomen: The Space Between
- WMM & J.P. Morgan at TEDxWomen
- Utah Society of Fundraisers Fundraising Day
- Women, Money, Media, and Power Thursday February 2, 2012 Sliver Bridge Institute: A Women’s Perspective By Invitation Only Boston, MA
- 2012 National Leadership Conference
- 85 Broads Boston Chapter Power Circle Breakfast
- Investing for Gender Equality
- Utah Women’s Giving Circle