Meet the Jacq’s Team…

Jacq’s Organics is turning 2 years old this March. Our story begins when Barbara, a recovered hair product junkie, decided to read the ingredient label of baby skincare products when she was expecting. Since then, we have been hard at work the last few months creating our online home, developing and tweeking our product line. We have several things in store for you lovelies and can’t wait to share. In the meantime, we wanted to introduce you to the people working hard behind scenes.

Here’s a quick introduction to the happy faces behind the new line skincare Jacq’s Organics.

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Meet Barbara Jacques, the founder and creative mind behind the brand. She’s decides on all aspects of the brand including the skin loving vitamin rich ingredients, the result driven formulas and more. Barbara’s passion for beauty products started as child watching and learning from her mom. Her mom a full-time antique dealer that imported and exported to the Caribbean also moonlighted as a beautician. As a child, she developed a love for nature, the beauty industry and business as she watched her mom combine her knowledge of traditional homeopathic remedies with her professional background to formulate recipes to care, treat and pamper women.

With her love for all things beauty, Barbara continued to research and learn about skincare and homeopathic remedies.  After years of working in special events for organizations including the Make-A-Wish Foundation and The Urban League, Barbara decided to follow her heart and took on the beauty industry full-time. As a mom and a recovered beauty product junkie, she understands the importance of quality ingredients, environmentally safe products and simplistic living. In her free time, you can find her spending quality time with her family, traveling, practicing yoga, creating green smoothies recipes and being a big kid with her little one.

 

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The chief financial officer of the company, James has a keen eye for details and fervor for quality. He ensures all distribution, sales accounts and customer orders are successfully fulfilled with the highest level of customer service. With a background in Business Management and I.T., James worked his way up as leading sales consultant for a leading high-end retail brand while attending school full-time when working on his degree.  He’s an advocate for simplistic living and understand the importance of delivering quality products with quality service.  In his spare time,  James enjoys traveling and catching up on all things sports related including soccer, basketball and of course football. As a health-nut, he enjoys all aspects of well living including healthy eating, jogging and yes, yoga.

 

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Arianna is the Vice  President of fun and laughter at Jacq’s Organics. She is the very inspiration why skincare line was created. This happy toddler is responsible for keeping the environment carefree and full of laughter. She enjoys peanut butter and banana sandwiches, playing dress up, coloring books and all things Yo Gabba Gabba. Did we forget to mention she loves nap time and practicing yoga with her parents.

 

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As design director, Jeanee is responsible for creating and maintaining  the overall aesthetics of the brand, products and design. She works to ensure that all aspects of marketing is consistent and visually engaging. The former Zumba instructor was recognized and voted “Best Zumba Class in Kansas City” 2009, and one of “The Best of Kansas City” fitness classes 2011. This graphic designer  has worked for companies including Hallmark and Border Books, splits her time blogging, trend-spotting and freelancing.

 

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As the communications intern at Jacq’s Organics, Sophie is responsible for assisting with all things relating to the press, media and social media. A full-time student at the University of Miami completing a degree in Journalism, she splits her time working at the schools’ television and radio stations. This Brazilian bombshell enjoys spending time with friends, a good mani-pedi or traveling the globe when given a chance.

 

The Jacq’s Team has a lot in store for you. We are looking forward to keeping you posted on what we are working on. In the meantime, please stay connected and leave us a comment.

 

Cheers,

Team Jacq’s




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