Jacqueline Hart-Ibrahim, Global CEO
Jacqueline Hart-Ibrahim joined Starlight in 2010 after Korn Ferry International completed their global search for a new executive that possessed a unique blend of strategic leadership, business acumen and philanthropic experience. Jacquie spent 22 years in the financial sector in roles that included Division General Manager at Household International/HSBC (Chicago), Senior Vice President/Group Head at Wells Fargo (San Francisco) and Senior Vice President at Neuberger Berman (New York). She led over 1,000 FTE, $40 million in budgets, and nearly $30 billion in assets under advisement.
Jacquie's philanthropy includes more than two decades of experience as a funder with corporate and community foundations including work with and support of The San Diego Foundation, Carlsbad Charitable Foundation, San Diego Grantmakers, San Diego Women's Foundation, Council on Foundations, and Grantmakers for Effective Organizations. She has spent decades serving on nonprofit boards and volunteering with organizations whose missions have a strong focus on education, philanthropy, women, and children including: Junior Achievement, Girl Scouts, National Charity League, Dubnoff Center for Child Development, Autism Tree Project Foundation, Interfaith Community Services, California State University San Marcos Foundation, and the Cal Alumni Association.
Jacquie holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science with an emphasis in international political economy from UC Berkeley. She earned an MBA in global management and a doctorate in organizational leadership. Additionally, she holds a Certificate in Fund Raising Management from Indiana University and a Certificate in Positive Business and Society Change from Case Western Reserve University.