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. Prior to this he served as the Society’s interim president and CEO, and before that he was 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 senior 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 positions at Howard University, including comptroller, deputy comptroller, and systems accountant, before becoming senior 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.