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Jack Williams: IEADLS Foundation, Inc.
04/08/2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
A 1971 graduate of Georgia Tech with a degree in Behavioral Management, Jack’s focus on leadership began in college when he earned three letters as a quarterback and was named team captain for the Georgia Tech football team. He continued his dedication to the sport by serving as a Division I college assistant football coach for seven years.
After coaching, Jack enter the business world holding leadership roles as Vice President and COO of a regional service firm followed by becoming a SVP in a Fortune 500 company. Since that time, he has led several businesses and served on three Boards.
Jack’s passion for working with youth was revealed in 1993 when he formed the IDEALS Foundation Inc. IDEALS works with high school students in the area of leadership, role modeling and life / soft skills training. In 2008 Jack left his position of as president of a regional company to devote full-time to his Foundation and his consulting business, the Timbridge Group. Jack’s Student Athlete Leadership Team (SALT) program for HS student athletes was rolled out in 2011 and is now in schools in 28 states.
In 2018 IDEALS was asked by the GA State Board of Education and Ga DOE to create a program for high school students to improve their life / soft skills. That program, the Next Step program, is currently being rolled out through Georgia high schools. it followed an earlier program for the GaDOE called Principles for Performance.
Jack’s also works with businesses in the areas of Leadership Development, Business Strategy, Training and Development and Communication. Jack is in demand as a speaker to business groups, youth groups and high schools.