Our team of data analysts, strategists, trainers, and graphic designers have taken some of the most disciplined and effective marketing strategies from highly competitive industries and applied them to school districts.
Jacqlyn Burde joined Galapagos in 2017 after owning a strategic marketing firm for nine years, focusing on schools and financial institutions. As a member of the Galapagos team, she focuses on integrated growth strategies that position schools to boost enrollment by addressing every problem area of the district, both internal and external. Passionate about the power of educators, Jacqlyn has trained teachers, boards of education, front line staff, and administrators on focusing their influence to help grow enrollment, community pride, and family engagement.
A marketer for the past two decades, she has been working with public schools for over 15 years. Jacqlyn received an MBA from Davenport University and a BA from Spring Arbor University. In 2008, she completed the Robert M. Perry School of Banking at Central Michigan University.
Constantly caffeinated, in her spare time she relives her glory days as a college athlete by coaching youth basketball, volleyball and softball. She and her family are avid travelers enjoying the beautiful state of Michigan via campgrounds, as well as traveling internationally.