Jeanne grew up all over the U.S. and Canada . She has been in print publishing for over 25 years, working for magazines such as National Geographic Traveler and the American Hotel & Lodging Association’s Lodging magazine. In 1993, she founded her own independent advertising sales and consulting firm. In 2002, she became a founding partner, owner, and publisher of Hotel F&B. Jeanne has a B.A. in Communications and Advertising from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana and an M.B.A. in Marketing from Northwestern University. The eldest of six, she enjoys her large family and watching her nieces and nephews grow up to become delightful individuals. In her spare time, Jeanne devours books about European history, enjoys traveling, hiking, Pilates and NFL Football, and spending quality time with husband Dave.