Jackie McCormack has a keen interest in exploring the boundaries of business and design. She is currently Chief of Staff at the New York State Banking Department, the state regulatory agency that oversees state-chartered financial institutions, including banks, credit unions, mortgage bankers and brokers, as well as many other licensed financial services. Jackie is at the epicenter of the financial regulatory environment at a time when the entire system in under review in an effort to strategically design a new regulatory structure that encourages innovation and ensures consumer protection, while discouraging uncontrolled excess.
Prior to joining the Banking Department, Jackie was First Vice President of Communications at TD Ameritrade, an online brokerage firm, Director of Internal Communications at Polo Ralph Lauren and Art Director/Communications Manager at AT&T. Prior to leaving Ireland, Jackie was an Art Director at Arks Advertising in Dublin.
A native of Ireland, Jackie came to the US and entered the graduate program in Design Management at Pratt Institute where she now teaches Design Management, Design Operations Management, and Developing Entrepreneurial Courage.
While in Ireland, Jackie attended the Limerick College of Art and Design where she completed a foundation course of art and design, the DunLaoghaire College of Art and Design where she earned her degree in Visual Communications, and the Dublin Institute of Technology where she studied Graphic Reproduction Technology.
When she’s not working or teaching, Jackie is busy training for and running marathons, feeding her passion for photography and doing her best to keep in contact with a global network of family and friends.