John P. Jackson, CFA, is a Senior Vice President in Callan's Chicago Fund Sponsor Consulting office with twenty-five years of experience in the pension and investment industry. John works with a variety of clients including defined benefit plans, defined contribution plans, and multi-employer plans. His responsibilities include strategic planning, implementation, performance evaluation, and continuing education. John is a member of Callan's Client Policy Review Committee. and a shareholder of the firm.
Prior to joining Callan, John was most recently with Asset Consulting Group in St. Louis Missouri as director and senior consultant where he worked with public, insurance and not for profit institutions. Previously, John was a principal and senior consultant at DeMarche Associates and worked with corporate and not for profit institutions to develop customized investment solutions. Prior experience included working with institutional clients for The Northern Trust Company in Chicago and Boatmen's Trust Company in St. Louis, Missouri.
John has earned a Juris Doctorate from Washington University in St. Louis as well as his MBA from the John Olin School Business at Washington University in St. Louis. He also attended the University of Illinois where he earned a Bachelor's of Arts degree in Political Science. John is a holder of the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation from CFA Institute and is a member of the CFA Society of Chicago.