O. David Jackson, Ed.D., MBA, SPHR

Founder and Chief Strategist, Jaxx Strategic Partners

O. David Jackson is an experienced, strategic, and visionary leader who is passionate about cultivating the impact that people and organizations can deliver to their communities and stakeholders.

Building on a successful corporate career in human resources and people leadership, Dr. Jackson formed Jaxx Strategic Partners in 2014 to provide small and medium sized businesses and nonprofit organizations access to the same strategic expertise and insights that are often out of reach but for the largest organizations. In addition to his business consulting, Dr. Jackson holds faculty appointments as an Adjunct Professor at Seattle University within the College of Education, the Albers Schools of Business and Economics, and the School of Theology and Ministry.

Jackson earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from Howard University, and, both an MBA and a Doctorate in Education from Seattle University, wherein his scholarly research and practice centers on strategy, organization development, and adult learning. As a community builder, Jackson has served on numerous boards including the HR Certification Institute (Secretary/Treasurer), the Domestic Abuse Women’s Network (Past President), and presently serves on the Board of Regents of Seattle University. Dr. Jackson is an active writer, an avid patron of the arts, and divides his time between Seattle, WA and his hometown of Houston, TX.