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Jovan Hackley

Director of Communications
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Jovan Hackley is an award-winning strategist, public speaker, and communications consultant for national brands and non-profits in the public, private, and real estate sectors. For more than 18 years, he’s helped high-growth organizations including the Zillow Group, Trulia.com, the National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse (fatherhood.gov), and universities connect storytelling with driving history-making business impact. 
Hackley’s most-recent work includes leading communications, strategy, and operations for one of America’s leading HBCU’s, Grambling State University – who recently celebrated performances with Beyoncé, a 100 percent fiscal health score increase, and more than $30 million in new funding for campus projects from the state of Louisiana and major donors including Magic Johnson’s SodexoMagic.
Today, Hackley leads the communications, marketing, and strategic outreach for the Center for Community Progress, America’s leading authority on turning “vacant spaces into vibrant places.”