John Jackson is executive director of the Adolph Coors Foundation in Denver. He began providing consulting services to the Coors Foundation in 1991 and assumed his full-time role as executive director in 2010. During that same period, he also founded and grew a successful mortgage brokerage, offering A-paper first and second residential mortgages.
A long-time resident of Colorado, Mr. Jackson graduated from Fort Lewis College in Durango and served seven years on the staff of U.S. Senator Bill Armstrong in Washington, D.C. and in Colorado. In addition to his small business experience, Mr. Jackson has taken a leadership role in a variety of nonprofits, including stints as chairman of both the Denver-area chapter of the March of Dimes and the Colorado Storm Soccer Association. He is a board member of State Policy Network. John and his wife, Debbie, love the Colorado outdoors and enjoy spending time with their grown sons and their spouses/girlfriends.