After a 25-year tenure as president of Voices for Florida's Children, a statewide advocacy network, Jack founded 4Generations Institute to promote intergenerational policies and innovative programs that benefit the young, their parents, and more experienced family members.....also known as grandparents. In addition, Jack is President of Advocacy Resources, a consultancy specializing in communications strategies, public policy initiatives, and creative resource development. He holds a Master's degree in Child Development and Family Studies from Purdue University and an undergraduate degree in English Literature from Hunter College, City University of New York. A graduate of Leadership Florida, Jack was the recipient of that organization’s first Distinguished Alumnus Award. He was named Floridian of the Year by The Orlando Sentinel and received the Voices for Children Award from the Children’s Home Society of Florida. Jack is Partnership Director for GRAND Magazine, and is active with Generations United. He is a member of the Capital City (Tallahassee) Kiwanis Club and serves as Advocacy Chairman for the Florida District of Kiwanis.