Jackie joined the Empire Express team in December 2007. She brings 20 plus years of experience in Accounting and Finance.

Jackie was employed at First Tennessee Bank for 12 and 1/2 years where she held various financial positions. She then joined Pacer / APL LTS where she worked as a Financial Analyst for 5 years. Immediately prior to joining Empire Express, she spent 5 years as Accounting Manager at NYK Logistics, formerly known as GST Corporation.

As the controller for Empire she manages all internal controls and oversees Administrative and Accounting functions. She will also work with Empire IT vendors and contractors to maintain and develop all IT systems of the company.

Jackie is a 1987 graduate of LeMoyne Owen College. She holds a BBS degree with a major in Accounting. She is married to Clemmie Buckingham and they have two sons, CaDarius a senior at WSHS and Sean a 6th grader at WSMS. She is a member of the Greater MT. Moriah M.B. Church. She sings in the choir, is a teen Sunday school teacher and youth Bible Study Leader.