Jacqueline Shim Bryant


BS, Communication Studies, Northwestern University
JD, University of California Los Angeles School of Law

Career summary:

Jackie practiced real estate law for 24 years before retiring in late 2013. She has co-authored the IICLE volume of “Condominium Law” and is a member of the Asian-American Bar Association and the Chicago Bar Association.

Community/volunteer commitments:

An active alumna of Northwestern University, Jackie serves on the board of directors of the WEAA; board member on the Northwestern School of Communications National Advisory Council; founding member of Northwestern University’s Council of 100; and a member and admissions interviewer of the Northwestern Alumni Admissions Council.

She has previously served on Northwestern University’s Board of Trustees; director of the John Evans Club; director of the Northwestern Alumni Association, and Co-Chair of her 30th Reunion (2015).  She has worked in development for Northwestern University; The Junior League of Chicago; the Latin School of Chicago; and the Menomonee Club.

In the community, Jackie has been involved in the past on the boards of the St. Chrysostom’s Day School; The Latin School of Chicago Parent Association; the Court Theatre annual gala; and the Menomonee Club for Boys and Girls. Currently, she is a board member of the Women’s Athletic Club and Porchlight Musical Theatre (chair of Board Development) and is a founding member of Impact Grants.


Jackie sings second soprano with The Wacquettes.