Jackson comes to Consilience Group with years of experience in urban planning and community development and a history of meaningful work experience in transportation equity, research, and community engagement. Jackson’s career has been shaped by his desire to help empower all people to make informed decisions about their communities and the built environments that shape their daily lives and opportunities. He brings this passion to his work with Consilience Group: joy in building authentic relationship with clients and those they serve, dedication to improving the structures and processes that shape service delivery, and commitment to improved outcomes for individuals. Before joining Consilience Group, Jackson worked most recently for the New York City Department of Transportation, working alongside project development units within the agency to help leverage data and strategize for equity. He also has deep roots in Memphis, Tennessee where he has worked in various initiatives to increase equity and improve outcomes across domains including transportation, workforce development, housing and community development, and urban planning.
Jackson holds a Master of City and Regional Planning from University of Memphis and a Bachelor of Arts in Urban Studies from Rhodes College. He lives in Memphis with his family and enjoys recharging in the green spaces that are the counterparts to and made possible by the urban landscapes he works to help improve.