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Jean Leahy Jakoby
Jean has over 20 years experience in the foodservice industry. She is currently responsible for leading $1B+ National Account Business Unit in the Travel & Leisure, Convenience Store, Mass Merchandise, and Specialty Retail channels for PepsiCo’s Foodservice Division. In this role she oversees the development of national strategic customer partnerships for PepsiCo’s Beverage, Frito Lay Snacks, Quaker Foods, Tropicana and Gatorade.
Prior to assuming this role, Jean was VP, Business Development where she led the strategy and new business sales efforts including the creation of new partnerships for the Foodservice Division.
Jean serves on the advisory boards for American Hotel Lodging Association as well as the PGA of America. She is an active member of Woman’s Foodservice Forum.
Jean holds a B.S. in Economics from University of Maryland in College Park, MD.
Jean and her husband, Garry currently reside in Annapolis, MD with their daughter Jenna (10) and son Ryan (12).