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. Mr. Jackson went on to complete his MBA and Doctorate in Business Administration from Concordia
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.