At Inspired Giving, we're committed to a better world. We create mutually beneficial partnerships between Inspirato, charitable organizations, and donors who love to travel. By pairing incredible vacations with charitable giving, donors can simultaneously benefit organizations in need while experiencing a trip of a lifetime through Inspirato.
Jackie brings more than 20 years of leadership, business development and marketing experience to Inspirato. Beginning her career in DC at Hill and Knowlton, one of the largest worldwide public relations agencies, she spent her early years developing strategy for a diverse range of clients including key political figures and worldwide industry-leading brands. Jackie later helped cultivate two software and e-commerce start-up ventures before moving into corporate enterprise software. Prior to joining Inspirato, Jackie spent 10 years in sales leadership, growing market share for Aspect Software, a half-a-billion dollar global provider of customer contact solutions through relationships with top Fortune 50 customers. While there, she managed accounts for some of the largest companies in the world such as AT&T, First Data, Western Union and McKesson. Jackie was ultimately presented with the CEO Achievement Award for her leadership and overall contribution to the company.
Brent pioneered the destination club industry when he and his brother Brad founded Exclusive Resorts in 2002. Brent served as the company's president from 2002 to 2009 during a period of great innovation and growth. Exclusive Resorts amassed more than $1 billion in real estate assets and delivered tens of thousands of vacations to members worldwide. Brent created Inspirato to appeal to a new generation of savvy consumers and attracted over 1,000 members in the company's first year. The innovative business model inspired Forbes magazine to name Inspirato one of "America's Most Promising Companies" in 2011. The company attracted investments from top venture capital firms like Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers and IVP. Brent graduated from the University of Colorado with a bachelor's degree in business