FORT MILL, S.C.—Jaclyn “Jackie” Pobiega, marketing communcations and public relations specialist for Continental Tire the Americas L.L.C. for the past five years, died in a traffic accident April 1 in Fort Mill. She was 36.
Pobiega's specialty was Conti's commercial vehicle tires business, where she helped double the unit's media exposure in North America during here time there, Conti said. She was a fixture at most trucking industry events, including the recent Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky.
Prior to joining Conti, Pobiega was marketing manager at C.P. Morgan, a copy writer for Areva Inc., and a marketing coordinator for Symbiot Business Group.
She was a communications college graduate of Ohio University.
Pobiega is survived by her husband Michael, son Bobby, and daughter Ellen.
Visitation will be Sunday, April 6, from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at Palmetto Funeral Home in Fort Mill, and a burial service will be held at there at 11 a.m. on April 7.