Our Story & Purpose

Established in 2011 by renowned entrepreneur and philanthropist, Dr. Jason Jackson, the Jackson Global Initiative (JGI) assembled dynamic leaders to devise and implement solutions to complex challenges impacting North America.  In addition to developing its proprietary companies to the market, JGI purposes to convene partnerships between progressive organizations that have aligned to positively impact the world in the areas of Business Infrastructure Investment, Family & Community Advancement, Disaster Management, Emotional & Spiritual Development, Advanced Education and Leadership Development.

Our Founder & Chairman

Forbes Finance Council Member, U.S Naval Aviation veteran, and INC. 500 honored entrepreneur, Dr. Jason Jackson is a sought after innovative theorist and transformational guide.  Regularly covered by over 150 media outlets, such as CNBC, TBN, Boston Globe and other leading media authorities, Dr. Jackson has earned a distinguished reputation as an agent of innovation and restoration to global communities. Compassionate, humorous, and revelatory, Dr. Jackson kindles minds with life-altering principles of identity, freedom and personal ability. Dr. Jackson is a devoted husband to his wife, Natalie, and father to his three children.


Through his leadership mobilization organization, Jackson Global Initiative, Dr. Jackson serves as an advisor to government and community leaders, as well as a diverse group of industry-disrupting entrepreneurs and corporate executives. He takes pride in drawing upon his unique skill set to advance the lives of those within his center of influence by bridging the gap between social, economic, and cultural classes. Besides his business enterprises, Dr. Jackson has established a broad array of impactful, community-centric based initiatives. He is serving on the board of over 30 companies including:


  • Wellington Energy Company;
  • IBS Investment Bank;
  • Our Children’s Our Future;
  • IBS Real Estate Investment Co.;
  • Pillar Capital Advisors, LLC;
  • Tree of Life Food Bank;
  • Proven Natural Products, LLC; and 
  • Camden University & Graduate School of Theology.

Developing Businesses, Communities & Future Generations


Before returning to the private sector, Dr. Jason Jackson functioned as a professional in the United States Navy, Naval-Aviation division, based out of Lemoore, California. During his two tours in the Western Pacific, Dr. Jackson participated in Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. Throughout his military career, he and his squadron earned the National Defense Award, Navy Unit Commendation, two Letters of Commendation, and the Honor of being designated as a Naval Aviation Warfare Specialist from his peers.


Shortly after completing his military tour, he received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix, Arizona, and continued with the University Of Phoenix School Of Business and for his Master's in Business Administration. In 2016, Dr. Jackson was honored with his Doctorate in Business Administration from Concordia College's life-skills program.


During his schooling, Dr. Jackson continued his career and training with HSBC Bank, Wachovia Securities, Wells Fargo Bank, and BankAtlantic. He served as a registered representative with FINRA (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority) as a Uniformed Securities States Law, Investment Company Products, and Limited Variable Contracts professional. He was also registered with the State of Florida holding Life Insurance, Health Insurance, and Variable Annuities Licenses. 


In 2011, Dr. Jackson founded Institutional Banking Services North America Corporation (IBS), a fully-integrated merchant banking firm with 8-distinct subsidiaries. Through IBS, Dr. Jackson pioneered ground-breaking financing structures for American manufacturers, retailers, distributors, and real estate operators. Today, in addition to his senior role at IBS, Dr. Jackson serves as an active philanthropist, community supporter, and executive mentor as the chairman of Jackson Global Initiative.


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