Meet Our Alumni
Jackie Goebel, originally from Chicago, IL, grew up in Overland Park, Kansas and considers Kansas City to be home. She graduated from Valparaiso University in Valparaiso, Indiana with a Public Relations and Sports Management degree. After college, Jackie worked for Soccer FIT Academy, an innovative speed/strength/agility training program housed at the Overland Park Soccer complex. She then spent two and a half years at Cerner working on the Wellness Management team. Jackie performed many of the daily business functions of Cerner's health coaching program. Prior to enrolling in the Full-Time MBA program, she worked for Church of the Resurrection Downtown overseeing volunteers, managing office administration, and getting people connected within a church of nearly 1,000 members.
Jackie played soccer at Valparaiso and helped the team earn its first NCAA tournament bid her freshman year. She also spent a semester studying in Germany. Post-MBA, Jackie is now working as a Compensation Analyst for Saint Luke's Health System, where she works on the strategy, design, and implementation of compensation programs for eight hospitals, a homecare and hospice facility, two behavioral health centers, and dozens of physician clinics.