Joan is a native of Cincinnati, Ohio and lived in Southern California for many years. She currently resides in Northern Virginia. In addition to all that Joan knows from the School of Hard Knocks, she’s a graduate of the University of Cincinnati and is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy. Joan knows business too and has established several businesses of her own. She’s an author of a book called: The Playbook of Life “How to take your emotions out of relationships and win every time”. To add to what Joan knows, she has been a certified Life Coach since 2006.
Over the years, Joan has become known for her participation in women’s seminars, “Create Your Own Action Plan” Vision Boarding workshop, Oprah’s Angel Network, NFL Wives Associations, Boys and Girls Clubs of America, Make a Wish Foundation, National Association of Women Business Organization, San Diego incarcerated women shelters, Pittsburgh Battered Women shelters, Kentucky Chrysalis House for incarcerated women shelters, Teri’s Inc. Children with Autism, Habitat for Humanity and other charitable organizations. She also knows the non-profit world as president and co-founder of John and Joan Jackson Foundation funding college scholarships for youth. She’s been a consistent keynote speaker and prominent participant at various seminars. Through these gatherings, Joan’s professional commitment leads her to know that networking is the key to building relationships for businesses and philanthropy work. She currently is a member of the International Coaching Federation, Retired Military Officer Association, Prince William Chamber of Commerce and Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce. She has been featured in magazines, on radio and television, including an on-stage appearance with Oprah on the Oprah Winfrey Show, TVOne Now with Roland Martin, Radio One with Yashima Azilove, WUSA9 with Andrea Roane, WUSA9 “Great Day Washington” Talk Show, San Diego Chargers sports talk show host, San Diego Fox morning show as a life coach, San Diego Online Radio Relationship Show, Dayton Fox45 morning Show, Cincinnati 700 WLW Sports Radio, Cincinnati Star64 Talk Show, Living Dayton Talk Show, Skirts National Magazine, and Northern Virginia Magazine.
So it’s no wonder that Joan knows what she knows. In addition, if you know Joan, you know one thing for sure: she knows how to get things done, as a Coach, Businesswoman and Philanthropist. Always with dignity, strength and results.