A West Point graduate, Jeanne Ives served six years on active duty as a transportation officer. While raising her children, Mrs. Ives got involved in politics and served on Wheaton City Council and three terms as an Illinois State Representative where her tenure was marked by conservative leadership and an unwavering commitment to the taxpayers’ bottom line.
Jeanne founded Breakthrough Ideas in 2021 to support the conservative grassroots and break down difficult public policy topics into easier to understand bits of information for voters. She now has her own Chicago radio show on AM560 to further the conservative message. Jeanne lives in Wheaton Illinois with her husband. They have five children and two grandchildren.