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Tag: Miami Lighthouse for the Blind

The Miami Lighthouse: An Innovation Engine on CEO Virginia Jacko’s Watch

April 10, 2018 0 Comments

Virginia Jacko and I tell her incredible true story in our book The Blind Visionary (www.GovernanceEdge.com):  losing her eyesight while serving as a senior financial executive at Purdue University; starting all over as a vocational rehabilitation student at …

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The Blind Visionary Reaches Out Aggressively

October 3, 2016 0 Comments

Virginia Jacko is one of the most extraordinary CEOs I’ve ever worked with.  Not only did she start all over again as a vocational rehabilitation student at the Miami Lighthouse after losing her eyesight while serving as a senior financial …

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The Blind Visionary: Keeping Her Ego in Check and Things in Perspective

January 5, 2016 0 Comments

Two previous articles at this blog have talked about Virginia Jacko, who lost her eyesight while serving as a senior financial executive at Purdue University, started all over as a vocational rehabilitation student in 2001, and only four years later

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From Tragedy To a Passionate New CEO Mission

June 17, 2015 0 Comments

My April 1 inaugural post at this blog introduces a truly extraordinary nonprofit chief executive, Virginia Jacko, President & CEO of the Miami Lighthouse for the Blind, who is a member of our CEO Advisory Committee.  Virginia’s story is amazing.  …

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Virginia Jacko: CEO Extraordinaire

April 1, 2015 4 Comments

See the Light luncheonThis inaugural post features a truly extraordinary CEO, Virginia Jacko, who became president & CEO of the Miami Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired in 2005.  Not only was Virginia the first blind CEO of the Lighthouse in its …

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