Jackie O’Ryan

Jackie O’Ryan

Headshots for new website, Jackie and David, Change Works NW

Jackie O’Ryan, ChangeWorks NW

Jackie has developed a reputation as a hands-on senior-level consultant, adept at providing strategic counseling in communications and fundraising.

After serving as an award-winning PBS documentary producer and reporter/producer for KIRO Broadcasting, she’s been communications director for clients that range from start-up advocacy organizations, and region-wide human services providers, to the Seattle City Council and Central Washington University.

Jackie will help boost your communications and fundraising success by launching or maintaining an effective communications program. She’s an expert at non-profit fundraising and can kickstart your success at garnering new and meaningful support through effective grants management.


Jackie has served as communications director for the Seattle City Council, Lakeside School, the Seattle Archdiocese, and as public affairs director at Central Washington University. She led the re-branding efforts of two signature Seattle non-profits: Hate Free Zone into OneAmerica; and Washington Association of Churches into Faith Action Network.

With a B.A. in Political Science at the University of Washington, and a Certificate in Fundraising Management from that University’s continuing studies, she has become a seasoned communications and fundraising professional who has raised  millions of dollars in support of the organizations she’s served.

Email Jackie at jackie@changeworksnw.org |  P: 206.352.8528