Jaye O’Connell is VSAC’s Director of Compliance and Information Security Officer, and has a strong interest in healthy communities. Jaye is a native Vermonter and lives in Essex Junction with her husband and three children. She has been an informal community leader and was instrumental in starting a grassroots downtown revitalization effort in partnership with municipal leaders, community stakeholders, friends and neighbors. She has worked at VSAC for over 20 years where she is responsible for compliance and policy related to VSAC loan programs and services. Jaye received her Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from St. Lawrence University and is a recent graduate of the Vermont Leadership Institute through the Snelling Center for Government.