Fields Jackson, Jr.
Bonfire Engineering & Construction, Inc.: Chief Diversity Officer
Fields Jackson, Jr. is currently the CEO and Chief Cheerleader of Racing Toward Diversity Magazine, Cary, NC. Racing Toward Diversity is a quarterly magazine that showcases the best diversity efforts and initiatives being made today. Written with business and educational audiences in mind, its stories reach an estimated 3.5 million readers through the publication, newspaper, blog and associated social media.
Jackson also is President of the College Diversity Network; Adjunct professor at Shaw University in Raleigh, NC; Distinguished Visiting Professor at South Carolina State University in Orangeburg, SC; and former Executive Director of the HBCU Business Dean Roundtable.
He was recognized by Diversity Best Practices as one of the Top Diversity Thought Leaders on Twitter (https://www.diversitybestpractices.com/news-articles/top-diversity-thoug…) and has been identified as #13 of the top 100 global inﬂuencers focusing on Gender Equality and Diversity (http://bit.ly/2HD46LD) by Onalytica, a London-based company that helps run inﬂuencer programs for some of the largest brands in the world.
Hive Learning recently recognized Jackson as one of the Most Influential Diversity &Inclusion Leaders – 2019. Hive said Jackson is an influential Diversity and Inclusion advocate and expert who advocates that job seekers conduct their due diligence in finding diverse workplace opportunities through research, networking and asking the right questions. (http://bit.ly/35QiQAM)
Jackson received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics and Bachelor of Arts Degree in Philosophy from Allegheny College, Meadville, PA, and an MBA from Northern Illinois, DeKalb, Ill.