Jackson Long

Business Development Manager

Jackson Long joined NEI in March of 2023.  His primary responsibilities include the development and presentation of client solutions, as well as lead generation.  From sparking client conversations to crafting a customized solution for their needs, Jackson’s work helps develop a road map for firms seeking a new home in Northeast Indiana.

Jackson has taken on internships in a multitude of industries including Finance, IT Sales, Insurance, Logistics, Project Management, and Data Analytics.  Jackson’s passion for business was developed at an early age, learning from his father and grandfather who were both entrepreneurs. When it comes to Northeast Indiana, Jackson is most excited about the infrastructural development of the region, as well as continual improvement of quality of life for its citizens.

A native of Northwest Indiana, Jackson came to Fort Wayne to attend and play football for the University of St. Francis.  During his time at USF, Jackson earned his undergraduate degree in Marketing, and is currently pursuing his MBA in Economics.  At USF, Jackson served as a member of the KBSOBEL Student Advisory Board, in addition to being a member of the EPIC Program.  Jackson also serves as a member of the Young Leaders of Northeast Indiana’s 2023 Leadership Institute.

Jackson’s top five strengths in CliftonStrengths are:

  1. Strategic
  2. Ideation
  3. Individualization
  4. Restorative/Problem Solving
  5. Context

Did You Know?

  • Jackson is a stoic philosophy nerd and keeps a copy of Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations at his desk.
  • In his spare time he commonly plays guitar, practices yoga, and listens to podcasts about economics and history.
  • He is a huge fan of the Chicago Bears.

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