Jeanne graduated with a Computer Science Engineering degree from Auburn and worked with BellSouth/EDS supporting various automated systems. She later served in the Business Management division of the joint venture between BellSouth, EDS and Accenture, facilitating outage analysis determining culpability and ensuring system integrity going forward.
Retiring after 16 years, she followed a passion to serve students with the North Jefferson Women’s Center for 18 years, presenting sexual integrity and character education to help students understand and model their true value. She also served as youth director at her church for 12 years.
Jeanne has been involved in Just Keep Smiling since its conception in 2005 and currently commits her time to overseeing fundraising efforts. She and her husband Joel reside in Gardendale, have 3 grown children, Cassi, Timothy & Nick, 2 grandsons, Talon & J.T. and a granddaughter on the way. They are active members of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton.