Fabulous People: Carolyn Jackson

Carolyn Jackson is the Vice President of Brand Strategy for Barrett-Jackson and the 2018 Heart Ball Chairman. Learn more about this smart and charitable woman…

Hometown: New York City

First job: Waitress at the age of 15.

Favorite AZ restaurant: Elements at the Sanctuary. Spectacular cuisine, stunning setting and the site of one of my first dates with my husband.

Person who has impacted your life the most: My Grandmother. My grandmother immigrated to this great country in a time when “Irish need not apply.” She showed me how far hard work and determination can take someone.

Your biggest accomplishment in your eyes: Completing a marathon as I pushed myself beyond what I thought I was capable of.

The biggest obstacle you have overcome: Being unfairly stereotyped.

Someone who inspires you: John McCain for he has faced countless battles with courage, strength, integrity and honor.

Favorite quote: Life’s Most Persistent Urgent Question Is, “What Are You Doing for Others?” Martin Luther King Jr.

Advice to someone pursuing a career path in what you do: Be prepared to work harder than you ever expected.

What you think makes someone fabulous: Integrity, intelligence, humility and wit.




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