Sheila Biggs

Sheila Biggs

Senior Managing Advisor

A skilled strategic communications and marketing professional with more than a decade of experience, Sheila Biggs also brings Jarrard Inc. clients insight from her unique interdisciplinary healthcare career.

In addition to strategic communications, marketing and public relations, she has been involved in operations, project management and contract strategy.

Before joining Jarrard Inc. in 2018, Biggs served as communications manager for Access Community Health Network of Chicago, one of the nation’s largest federally qualified health center networks. There, she led marketing strategies for grant-funded outreach programs, oversaw numerous internal publications and acted as the communication liaison for joint marketing programs with insurance companies and other healthcare delivery organizations.

Prior to that, as senior media and communications associate at the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Biggs led national multimedia public service announcement efforts. She also secured feature placements in national publications, including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and The Washington Post.

Earlier, Biggs served within communications and operations roles at St. Louis-based Ascension Health, America’s largest non-profit health system. There, she was recognized for communication work related to the largest nutritional and environmental contract in the history of the healthcare industry. Biggs began her career within the high-tech practice at Weber Shandwick in Boston.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from Truman State University and a master’s degree in health communication from Northwestern University.

Worth Knowing:

  • Likes her popcorn cold and Diet Coke warm
  • Had professional photos taken with her pug
  • Hiked Lion’s Head in Cape Town, South Africa