Deanne Jaffrey joined The Roosevelt Group in 2013 as a dedicated professional with more than 25 years of professional work experience in the areas of management, operations, client relations and public affairs just to name a few. In her role with The Roosevelt Group, Deanne uses her expertise in relationship management, quality control, community and grassroots outreach, and strategic event planning and execution to provide a necessary foundation for building successful public affairs campaigns. In addition, her superior expertise in agency and campaign management, problem resolution, and implementation of innovative and cost-effective strategies enhances the level of services The Roosevelt Group delivers to their clients.
Her career has a depth that extends from frontline administrative responsibilities to titles such as Director of Revenue Management, Director of Operations, and Rooms Manager and her quality of work has been consistently recognized. Most recently, Deanne was a key member of the leadership team for the award-winning 2013-2015 Get Covered Illinois campaign, playing a key role in overall campaign management executing leadership in community outreach strategies, and leadership of the team responsible for field support for the 600+ statewide in-person assister network, signature events and specialty audience programs, grassroots outreach and community engagement, development of marketing collateral and event branding, and the nationally recognized 2014 Road 2 Coverage mobile tour. In years past and while working for Wyndham International Hotels + Resorts, Deanne received numerous awards including election to Wyndham’s Presidents Forum and certification as a Wyndham Customer Service Trainer.
Deanne received her education from Illinois State University with concentrated studies in Hotel Management and Business Administration and is currently an active supporter of community initiatives that empower communities toward effective change.
On a personal note, Deanne loves spending time with and being surrounded by her two sons and family. Additionally, she loves all sports – especially extreme sports – and is a 4-year “Tough Mudder” competitor. She is an avid member of CrossFit, enjoys the outdoors, and playing both coed flag football and softball.