Nancy Jester is a tireless advocate for taxpayers and communities. She has served her community in a variety of roles: from chairing school councils to being the founding president of a public school foundation. Nancy was elected to serve on the DeKalb Board of Education.
She became the first person to find and publish the deceptive budgeting practices that plundered the accumulated reserves of the 3rd largest school system in Georgia.
Nancy Jester put service before self.
Nancy Jester began her career working as an actuarial consultant in Georgia and Texas. Upon starting her family, she devoted her time to improving the educational lives of children. Nancy hosts regular community meetings around the metro area. Nancy brings together elected officials, policy experts, advocates and community members to discuss issues in DeKalb and throughout the state.
Nancy is a member of The Rotary Club of Dunwoody and serves on the Board of Directors. She is a member of the Conservative Policy Leadership Institute, Class of 2014. Nancy is often asked to speak on public finance topics, participate in panel discussions and write opinion pieces for various publications.
Nancy grew up in Georgia and earned her bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. She and her husband, Stanley, have three children that all attend public school in DeKalb County.