Jack Jackman

Vice President, Contracts

“Working for PRIDE Industries gives me the opportunity to do good every day. I’m grateful for that.”

Building Relationships

Jack leads the creation and execution of all customer contracts for PRIDE Industries. His department is responsible for the planning, administration, and resolution of contracts across the company’s many service and manufacturing lines of business. Jack has long believed that customer service extends to every aspect of a partnership, and works closely with PRIDE Industries’ customers to develop clear communication and foster a positive working relationship.

A World of Experience

Before joining PRIDE Industries, Lieutenant Colonel Jackman (Ret.) served in the U.S. Air Force for 39 years. During that time, he led base-level contracting for various commodities and services, overseeing the entire process from acquisition planning to contract close-out. As an Air Force officer, Jack led teams of up to 60 people working under all types of conditions, in postings as diverse as Europe, the Middle East, and Central Asia. His final posting was at the Space and Missile Systems Center, where he managed all efforts for over 500 annual contract actions worth more than $12 billion.

Military and Civilian Training

Jack holds a B.S. in Industrial Technology from Southern Illinois University and an M.S. in Administration from Central Michigan University. He has completed several military training programs and is a graduate of the prestigious Air War College. In his free time, Jack likes to relax by gardening and reading about history, and on weekends, he can be found jogging or playing sports.

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