Jackie was born in Binghamton, NY and moved to Miami, FL where she spent her childhood. Jackie developed a strong background as a paralegal with some of the largest and most recognized law firms in South Florida. In 1978 she moved to the Asheville area where she met and married her husband, Bruce, and had their daughter, Jenna. She retuned to work part time once Jenna reached school age. After seeing her daughter off to college in 2003, Jackie began her full time employment with Kenneth Frenke & Co. as Office Manager. Well traveled, Jackie has been to several countries, and believes the mountains of Western North Carolina to be the most beautiful and tranquil place to live. In addition to the serene surroundings, Jackie also takes comfort and strength from her strong faith in God. Her interests and hobbies include riding her horse (Gus), water and outdoor sports, fitness and nutrition, traveling, and scrap-booking.