Jean Houghton | Aim Higher Foundation

Jean Houghton


Jean is the president of the Aim Higher Foundation. In this role, she leads the Twin Cities metro area’s growing effort to help more children attend high-quality K-8 Catholic schools. Jean began her career and was recognized nationally for her work at the McDonald’s Corporation. Prior to joining the Aim Higher Foundation in 2017, she served Saint Agnes Catholic School in St. Paul for nearly 18 years in the admission and development offices. There, she played a critical role in increasing enrollment by 55%, leading a $5.8 million capital campaign, and securing lead gifts of more than $18 million for new construction.