Mr. Jackson is the president and CEO for the Society for Human Resource Management, the world's largest association devoted to the human resource profession. Prior to this he served as the Society’s interim president and CEO, and before that he was Chief Global Finance and Business Affairs Officer. In this capacity he was responsible for financial management as well as publications and new media, meetings and conferences, seminars, member marketing, corporate sales and technology solutions.
Mr. Jackson came to SHRM from Howard University in Washington, D.C., where he was senior vice president/chief financial officer and treasurer of the university. Before joining Howard University, Mr. Jackson worked in public accounting with Hurdman Main and KMPG as senior auditor and a computer audit specialist. For several years, he was also a consultant for the Southern Association of College and University Business Officers, where he provided general guidance and technical advice to educational institutions desiring to upgrade and computerize their management information systems.
Mr. Jackson earned his Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Stonehill College in Massachusetts. He is a certified public accountant.