Principal, Executive Leadership Coach

Office: 312-280-2200

Cell: 773-791-2831


Jacki is Principal of Davidoff Strategy, a national consulting firm for philanthropic organizations.  Davidoff integrates strategy, culture, and leadership development to lead organizations, boards, and teams to identify the next level of their organizational growth, including uncovering internal barriers that limit their effectiveness.Davidoff’s diverse client organizations include the American College of Preventive Medicine, Christopher Family Foundation, de Beaumont Foundation, Chicago Child Care Society, Duke Community & Family Medicine, One Hope United, NORC at the University of Chicago, and Planned Parenthood Federation of America.

Jacki is also executive leadership coach to executives across the country including in sectors of arts and culture, healthcare, higher education, manufacturing, and philanthropy.  She is a national conference presenter, author, and facilitator to executive teams and Boards. Jacki is also the founder of the Leadership Forum, a monthly convening of nonprofit CEO’s and Executive Directors to build their capacities to lead their organizations with greater effectiveness and satisfaction. Jacki currently serves as Co-Chair of the Board of Chicago Women in Philanthropy and former Co-Chair of CWIP’s Racial Equity and Social Justice work. Jacki completed her Masters in Transformational Leadership and Coaching at Wright Graduate University for the Realization of Human Potential in 2017.

Davidoff’s process offers organizations a thorough understanding of themselves and the environment in which they operate. Davidoff is in the business of making our clients stronger and more effective in serving the needs of their communities and fulfilling their missions through compelling and relevant strategy, communications, thought leadership, coaching and training. In recent years, we have been privileged to bring our strategic thinking and planning skills to many local, regional and national organizations  representing diverse sectors including public health, education, the environment, arts and culture, transportation, workforce and community development, social justice, and human services.