The Trustees

Brian K. Jackson currently serves as the chief operating officer for Stockton University’s Atlantic City campus.

In addition to extensive experience in higher education, Jackson also co-owned and operated an upscale pet boutique and professional grooming service for 14 years. He served as a member of the Ocean Wind Pro-NJ Grantor Trust’s Advisory Committee since the Trust’s inception.

Involved in the local South Jersey community, Jackson currently serves on several community boards including the Center for Family Services, Seashore Gardens Living Center Foundation, United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey and Chelsea Economic Development. Jackson was also a founding member and former vice chair of the board of directors for The African American Heritage Museum of Southern New Jersey.

He has received numerous awards for his professional and community engagement, including  United Way’s Alan Angelo Award for Community Service and the George Lynn Volunteer of the Year Award, the 2007 Merit Award from the Stockton Council of Black Faculty and Staff, the 2008 Atlantic City Weekly’s Annual Top 40 under 40, induction into the 2016 Order of Omega Society, which honors leadership of those affiliated with Greek Fraternities and Sororities, and the Stockton Intramural Recreational Council’s Dr. Vera King Farris Award for outstanding leadership and service to Stockton.  He was also honored by 101 Women Plus, Inc. with the 2017 Black Leadership in Higher Education Community Service Award and the NJ State Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., with the District Director’s Capital Achievement Award for leadership and community service, by Friends in Action, Inc. with its Award of High Distinction, and by Stockton University with its 2019 Community Engagement Award.  Most recently, Jackson was included in Front Runner New Jersey’s 2020 Power List of the most influential African Americans in South Jersey.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and finance and a master’s degree in business administration from Southern New Hampshire University. He is also a graduate of the Atlantic City Tomorrow Leadership Program and is a 2007 Leadership New Jersey Fellow.