Jack has substantial experience managing emerging growth company manufacturing, distribution and real estate development. He has particular expertise in two industries attractive to entrepreneurs: food/consumer package goods and real estate.
His career has ranged from entrepreneurial startups to major company turn-a-rounds. He is credited with saving Granny Goose Foods from liquidation, taking its $3M loss on $35M sales to $5M profit on $105M sales. He performed as acting CFO of $50M Honolulu Shipyards and spearheaded the team that took the company out of pending foreclosure, refinanced it and led it through re-organization to profitability.
He has been Acting CFO and COO of a branded national Whole Foods level spice importer, Acting CFO of an international federally funded non-profit education foundation and financing consultant for a fish packing company. His background in private equity includes serving as Managing Director for Finance of Esperance, LLC, an emerging Private Equity Fund.
As CEO of Metro Pacific Corporation, he developed the sixteen story, 220 unit Post Street Towers, and converted the 207 unit Admiralty, the 40 unit Elm Terrace and the 100 unit Bellaire Tower to condominiums. He is credited with re-establishing the short term rental industry in the Nob Hill district of San Francisco.