Henry G. Jackson, President and Chief Executive Officer

​​Hank Jackson 

Henry G. (Hank) Jackson is the president and CEO for the Society for Human Resource Management, the world's largest association devoted to the human resource profession with offices in the U.S., China, India and the Middle East. Prior to this he served as the Society’s Chief Global Finance and Business Affairs Officer. In this capacity he was responsible for financial management as well as publications and new media, meetings and conferences, seminars, member marketing, corporate sales and technology solutions.

Hank came to SHRM from Howard University in Washington, D.C., where he was executive vice president/chief financial officer and treasurer of the university. Howard University includes 11 schools and colleges, a hospital, a public television station, and a commercial radio station. He held several senior level positions at Howard University in finance and technology before becoming executive vice president. Before joining Howard University, Hank worked in public accounting with Hurdman Main and KMPG as senior auditor and a computer audit specialist.

For several years, he was also a consultant for the Southern Association of College and University Business Officers, where he provided general guidance and technical advice to educational institutions desiring to upgrade and computerize their management information systems.

Hank earned his Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Stonehill College in Massachusetts. He is a certified public accountant.


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