Compliance Generalist and Webinar Producer, NASFAA
Jackie Cottom currently serves as the instructional content specialist for NASFAA on the Training and Regulatory Assistance team. She has served in the financial aid community for over 15 years and has made it a priority to work with organizations that value the importance of promoting student access and success in higher education. Prior to joining NASFAA in 2020, she worked at Northern Virginia Community College as the assistant director of financial aid compliance and support. She began her professional career at a foundation promoting the message "College is Possible" during hundreds of planning and paying for college workshops she organized around the country with community, local and national partners. Over the years, she has volunteered and served in state, regional, and national associations. She currently lives in Northern Virginia with her husband and their two sons and daughter. Jackie is a proud alumna of James Madison University - Go DUKES!