Jeanne Reidy

General Manager | Operations | Strategic Communications
Chicago |

As the general manager of Avoq’s Chicago office, Jeanne oversees business development efforts and the team’s operations and performance. She helps create and incorporate Avoq policies, and works with staff and management to develop the team culture.

Jeanne began her career in the public sector, working on both of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s campaigns and as his executive assistant in City Hall. She also served on the inaugural team of LeanIn.Org, a nonprofit founded by Sheryl Sandberg focused on supporting women as they achieve their goals. Later, Jeanne spent several years on the leadership team at 1871, Chicago’s incubator for digital start-up companies, overseeing strategy and engagement across departments. Prior to joining Avoq, she consulted for a number of tech start-ups and civic institutions in Chicago.

Jeanne lives in Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood with her husband and her Rhodesian Ridgeback, Edie.