Jackie is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the states of Massachusetts and Rhode Island with over 20 years of public accounting experience. Jackie holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Stonehill College and a Master of Science in Taxation from Bryant University. Before founding Mandel & Tracy, she was a senior manager at KPMG working in their Boston, MA; Providence, RI; and Montvale, NJ offices for numerous tax clients while facilitating various national-level training sessions.
Jackie is currently a member of the AICPA's Governing Council and the AICPA's Private Company Practice Section Executive Committee, as well as the President of the Galilee Beach Club Board of Directors. She is the immediate past-Chair of the Stonehill College Annual Fund and continues to participate in the fundraising efforts as a Class Agent. She is a past-president of the Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants. As part of her involvement with the Society, she chairs its Newsletter Committee, works on the Tax Committee and its annual televised tax forums, and serves on the Cooperation with Educational Institutions Committee, Large and Small Firms Committees, and the Social Committee (which holds an annual charitable golf tournament).
Jackie is also a past-president of The Junior League of Rhode Island from which she has received the Bronze Level President's Volunteer Service Award for her hours of service. In addition, Jackie volunteers as a catechism teacher for St. Mary's Star of the Sea in Narragansett, RI, is on the Alumni Council at Stonehill College, and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
When she is not working, Jackie can be found sitting on the beach in her hometown of Narragansett. She also loves to travel and spend time with her family.