6 Questions with Spectrum's Jackie Balkus

Telecom Master Agent and technology distributor TBI highlights Woman of the Channel, Jackie Balkus from Spectrum.

Jackie started her Telecom career in 2003 at AT&T as a Direct Sales Representative.  She has spent the last 7 years in the Channel at Spectrum Enterprise working with partners to help grow their business with Spectrum.

Jackie grew up in the Los Angeles, CA area and graduated from UC Santa Barbara, with a Zoology degree.  She has always been good working with people, so sales was a natural fit.  She started with Spectrum in 2012 as an Account Representative in the Healthcare vertical in the direct channel.  Jackie transitioned to selling in the Channel in 2014 and has never looked back.  Her passion to help others succeed has made her successful in her role today. 

Outside of work, Jackie enjoys hanging out with her family and friends.  She is passionate about traveling and trying different foods around the world.

 

Jackie Balkus SpectrumWhat do you love about your job? 

I love working with a great community of partners.


What do you like about working with TBI? 

I love working with the people at TBI. They are so full of positive energy and kindness.


Favorite Quote: 

Do unto others as you would have them do unto you."


What is a key tidbit you'd give to others? 

When you look at the glass as half full, good things and opportunities present themselves.  Live your life as a glass-half-full person.


Favorite vacation/getaway destination? 

Rome, Italy


If you could have any superpower what would it be?

Speed

 

Connect with Jackie on LinkedIn.