Jacqueline House, MBA is the author of House Rules for New Leaders and Managers. She is the daughter of Elder Archie House, Jr. who currently serves as the Superintendent of the Bartow District of the Church of God in Christ. She is the daughter of Missionary Dorothy House. She was born and raised in Fort Myers, FL where she attended the Lee County Public Schools. As a preachers kid she had plenty of experience with the idiosyncrasies of church leadership, a style with which she frequently silently disagreed. She has served on the board of directors of several nonprofit organizations, including the church, as well as held other leadership positions in the church and the community.
She holds a B.A. in Communication from the University of Central Florida and an MBA from Hodges University. Her background includes work with the Girls Scouts of Gulf Coast Florida, where she led team of membership specialists that increased the councils over all membership, and successfully increased underrepresented girl membership by 44%. She was also the founding Head of School for Quality Life Academy, a program of Quality Life Center, located in the heart of the Dunbar community in Fort Myers, FL. As founding Head of School she recruited and managed staff, and a board of directors, in addition to managing all of the day to day operations of the school. This was a unique responsibility which included participation in the completion, budgeting, and opening of a renovated building. As the Director of Development for Children’s Home Society of Florida’s Southwest Division, she was responsible for securing the divisions first and largest grant award to fund the expansion of a program to help young families to properly care for their children.
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