Mary Anne Jacobs
Chief Executive Officer
Mary Anne Jacobs was named Chief Executive Officer of the Girl Scouts of Gateway Council in the spring of 2013. Prior to transitioning to the Girl Scouts, she served as Senior Director of Government Relations for Time Warner Cable’s Southeast operations.
During her twenty-two year career in the telecommunications industry, Mary Anne held several positions including Vice President and General Manager of operation centers in South Carolina and Senior Director of Public Relations for the Carolinas.
An advocate for children’s issues, Jacobs was appointed to the Governor’s Advisory Council of the Children’s Trust of South Carolina, she held board seats with Parents Against Child Abuse, Parents Anonymous and volunteered as a spokesperson for South Carolina’s Department of Health and Environmental Control.
Jacobs served as a member of the Board of Directors for Youth Corps, South Carolina Area Council Boys and Girls Clubs, and Board Chair of the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Midlands. She was recognized by the Boys and Girls Clubs of America with the prestigious National Medallion Award. In addition, she served as President of the Southeastern Institute for Women in Politics, an organization with a mission to encourage and train women to run for public office. She was a member of the Board of Directors serving the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, where Jacobs chaired the Communications Committee. Mary Anne earned her undergraduate degree from West Virginia University and a Masters in Business Administration from Webster University.