Team Kivvit

Jeanne Reidy
Jeanne Reidy General Manager Chicago

Jeanne Reidy

As general manager of Kivvit’s Chicago office, Jeanne oversees the business development efforts and the team’s operation and performance. She helps create and incorporate Kivvit policies, and works with staff and management to maintain a harmonious environment.

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 startup companies, overseeing strategy and engagement across departments. Prior to joining Kivvit, she consulted for a number of tech startups and civic institutions in Chicago.

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


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