Jacqueline (Jackie) O’Brien
EVP, Strategy & Business Development
Jackie O’Brien joined Vigor in 2019 as Executive Vice President, Strategy and Business Development, where she plays a key role in driving the development and execution of Vigor’s growth strategy as a leading industrial company. She oversees business development for all Vigor business units including defense, aerospace, infrastructure, energy and marine.
Prior to Vigor, Jackie had a twenty-five year career at Alcoa and Arconic, created by Alcoa’s separation into two independent companies in 2016. She served as Vice President of Business Development and Global Affairs, driving successful growth strategies for Arconic across the company’s aerospace, automotive, building and construction, and commercial transportation businesses. During her tenure at Alcoa/Arconic, she worked across strategy, marketing, supply chain, engineering organizations and led the company’s global green infrastructure business. She also managed global teams across Europe and Asia.
Jackie holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Ohio State University and an MBA from Case Western Reserve University. She is an active board member of Engineers without Borders, a non-profit dedicated to building a better world through projects that empower communities and find solutions for their critical infrastructure needs. Jackie and her husband have three daughters and a dog, and the family enjoys traveling and exploring their new home in the Pacific Northwest.