Jaclyn is currently the Director of Finance and Alumni Center Operations for the Iowa State University Alumni Association. Prior to this, she served as the Finance Director for United Way of Story County (UWSC) for nearly six years and worked for ten years with the City of Ames in the Public Works department.
Jaclyn was born and raised in Ames, and is a graduate of Ames High School. She earned both her Bachelors and MBA degree from Iowa State University.
Jaclyn lives in Story City with her husband Brian and two dogs, where they spend much of their time restoring their 1890 Victorian home. In addition to restoration and repurposing projects (she co-founded Dakota Junktion with her father), she enjoys traveling, sports (both playing and watching), and time with family and friends.