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He sits as the chairman of the Russia and New Markets Committee. He has served multiple terms as the Korean Market Committee chairman and as the Board Marketing Committee chairman. He has also just completed his second year on the Guam Chamber of Commerce board of directors.
After completing college at the University of Virginia in May 1980, he worked for Club Med, a Paris based resort company. Originally hired as a snow-ski instructor in Colorado, he went on to work in such exotic locales as Switzerland, Mexico, Guadalupe, Haiti, Sicily and Greece. After leaving Club Med in 1983, Jackson earned an MBA from Colombia University in New York. He worked in the securities industry until he joined the management team of PIC Guam 1990. While on Guam, Jackson was chairman of GHRA’s Human Resources and Education Committee. In 1994, he transferred to PIC Saipan as its General Manager.
In Saipan, Jackson was a twice-elected member of the Marianas Visitors Authority board of directors and founding member of the Northern Marianas College Tourism learning Center Advisory Board. In 1999, Jackson was a member of the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands softball team, which won a gold medal at the South Pacific Games held on Guam. Jackson spent 21 years with Pacific Islands Club and left the organization two years ago to pursue other endeavors. Foremost among these was hotel ownership. He in now part of the ownership group of the Hotel Santa Fe Guam. Jackson serves as the General Manger and president of the hotel.
He is also the chief operating officer of a newly formed institutional and commercial food service provider B&G Pacific LLC.
He and his wife, Rita, have made Guam their home and live in Tamuning. They have two boys: Jacob, 8, and Jonathan, 6.