Jackie Fortmann

Deputy Director

Ability1st Deputy Director, Jackie, was born and raised in Dubuque, Iowa. She moved to Tallahassee ten years ago to attend Florida State University and has called it home ever since. Her duties include providing program and staff management for three Ability1st programs including, VOCA, High School/High Tech and Access to Independence. Jackie’s motto is “perseverance; life is not always easy, but never give up.” Her hero is her mom, and her favorite junk food is pizza.

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