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Jackie Hamilton

Jackie Hamilton
Chief Development Officer
Beyond Housing, Inc.

Leadership Council Member
Alumni Board Representative

Jackie Hamilton-Thomas

Jackie joined Beyond Housing, the region’s leading non-profit community development organization, as Chief Development Officer in 2014. Beyond Housing’s mission is to help entire communities become better places to live. They apply the principles of collective impact and community leadership to improve housing, health, education, job readiness and access, and economic opportunity in the area served by Normandy school district.

Jackie is primarily responsible for setting strategic direction on philanthropy and fund development to ensure the long-term financial strength of Beyond Housing’s mission. Jackie leads the team responsible for raising $6.2 million each year through major gifts, grants, and events, as well as recruiting and managing over 900 volunteers annually.

Prior to joining Beyond Housing’s management team, Jackie served as the Director of Development for Eden Seminary, and consulted for Oasis and Vi-Jon Laboratories. She is an alumnus of Focus St. Louis, and in 2014 the Gateway Metropolitan Section of the National Council of Negro Women recognized Jackie as an outstanding leader. Jackie is a board member for Deaconess Faith Nurses, a former board member for Planned Parenthood, and a volunteer as a ‘Big’ with Big Brothers Big Sisters. Jackie earned a BSBA from the University of Missouri St. Louis and an MBA from Lindenwood University.