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Jackie Carrera – ‘Executive of the Year’


Our CEO, Jackie Carrera, has been recognized as the ‘Executive of the Year’ at the 2024 South Coast Business & Technology Awards!

Jackie’s unwavering commitment to our community has been nothing short of extraordinary. Her visionary leadership has propelled the Santa Barbara Foundation to new heights, fostering empathy, inclusivity, and resilience in Santa Barbara County. In her tenure, Jackie has championed initiatives that directly impact the lives of County residents. From a focus on our neighbors in need to the empowerment of working families, she has been a catalyst for positive change. All the while, strengthening the financial health of Santa Barbara County’s oldest and largest community foundation.

Learn more about Jackie! Watch this video, which includes information about her career and her passion for our county.