Jackie Norris joined consulting firm SPPG as the new owner and president, SPPG announced this morning. Norris was previously the president and CEO of Goodwill of Central Iowa, and has worked as White House chief of staff to former first lady Michelle Obama and held other roles as a government aide, political strategist and high school teacher. SPPG is an issue-based consulting company that provides organizational support, public affairs and advocacy services. The company also offers independent market research services through Essman Research, a division of SPPG.