Jack joined Vortex Companies two years ago, bringing with him over 25 years of both domestic and international experience in paints, coatings, and resins. As COO, Jack oversees the Vortex Products division where he is shepherding growth through supply chain optimization, manufacturing best practices, new product development, sales and operational planning, and continuous process & system improvement. Prior to Vortex, Jack held several executive management positions; most recently as President of Starlift Services, Inc. a chemical distribution network and services company, where he was responsible for company operations, sales growth, profitability, and overall performance of a network of licensed affiliate sales.
A born leader and excellent manager of both people and the business at hand, Jack is a graduate of the United States Military Academy, with a BS in Economics and General Engineering. Jack is a combat veteran flying the AH-1 Cobra helicopter.
Very active in the community, Jack is a founding member of Legacy Christian Academy in Frisco, TX, former head football coach of the Tomball Christian Warriors, and Executive Board Member for Lighthouse for Students, an at-risk youth organization.