Claire O’Connell

Manager, Client Strategy

As a Client Strategy Manager, Claire helps lead marketing and branding strategy, communications, and strategic growth initiatives for Willow Street. With a background in marketing across multiple industries, she brings exceptional creativity, client-centricity, and project management skills to her role. Claire is the Branch Administrator for STEP Wyoming and serves on the STEP Wyoming International Estate Planning Conference Committee and the Wyoming Trust Association’s Thought Leadership & Communications Committee. Claire is pursuing her certification as a Certified Trust and Fiduciary Advisor (CTFA).

Prior to joining Willow Street, Claire served as Director of Community Outreach at St. John’s Health, the local hospital serving Teton County, Wyoming, and its surrounding communities. She also led marketing programming at the hospital’s fundraising arm, St. John’s Health Foundation. Claire held positions in marketing and communications in the technology and telecommunications industries in the DC area before moving to Jackson in 2019.

Originally from Bethesda, Maryland, Claire earned her BBA from George Washington University with a major in International Business and a minor in Journalism. Claire’s passion for learning and enhancing her intercultural competence has taken her to Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, South America, and the Middle East. Outside of the office, Claire enjoys skiing, tennis, and New York Times crossword puzzles. In the community, she serves on the board of Soroptimist International of Jackson Hole and the Animal Adoption Center Event Committee.