As Vice President of Contracts, Jack Jackman leads the creation and execution of PRIDE’s many service and manufacturing contracts. His department is responsible for contract planning, administration, and resolution, and works closely with PRIDE customers to develop clear communication and foster a positive working relationship.
Before joining PRIDE, Lieutenant Colonel Jackman (Retired) served in the U.S. Air Force for 39 years. During that time, Jackman 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, Jackman 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, including four different combat zones. His final posting in the Air Force was at the Space and Missile Systems Center, where he managed all efforts for over 500 annual contract actions worth more than $12 billion.
Jackman holds a BS in Industrial Technology from Southern Illinois University and an MS in Administration from Central Michigan University. He has completed several military training programs and is a graduate of the prestigious Air War College.