jeanna barrett 40 under 40

2005: Graduated from Western Washington University in journalism & graphic design. Editor-in-Chief of Klipsun Magazine & journalist for Tablet Magazine. Moved to Seattle.

06-08: Writer for World Vision's Community Partnerships in Africa. Launched first personal blog. Probono copywriter for Taproot Foundation. Worked on Knowledge Leader magazine for Colliers International and started Colliers' first social media & blog presence. 

09: Joined mobile startup Whrrl. Blogged for Seattle Post Intelligencer & Seattle MetBlogs. Joined Girl Power Hour as a board member and Director of Digital Marketing. Started a blog about camping.

10: Named Top 40 People to Meet at Seattle BizTech. Spoke at Social Fresh. Volunteered for Twestival Seattle826 Seattle.

11: Whrrl acquired by Groupon. Moved to San Francisco. Consulted for The Shand Group & Groove 11 agencies. Went to Bali on a Purification & Sacred Arts yoga retreat.  

12: Joined SAIL Pay mobile startup. Acquired by Capital One. Founded 50 Food Truck Dates. Explored six Greek islands.

13: Led the launch of SparkBusinessIQ.com. Volunteered for 18 Reasons - Cooking Matters. Started a food blog. Sailed the Cayman Islands and Jamaica.

14-15: Grew FinTech startup Kabbage as Head of Inbound & Content Marketing. Named Top 40 Under 40 on the West CoastBest in the West: Rising Stars in Financial Marketing; and Top 5 Finalist for "Best Content Marketing Program Strategy." Earned a Shorty Award Honorable Mention for Best in Financial Services Campaign. Hiked Machu Picchu and started a hiking MeetUp. Sailed Belizean islands.

16: Founded First Page – my biggest adventure yet.