Meet Jack

Speaker, Keynoter, Corporate Advisor, Best Selling Author, Columnist and Football Radio Commentator


  • CSP - Certified Speaking Professional
  • Award Winning Keynote Speaker
  • Ohio State Football Radio Commentator
  • Award Winning Football Author
  • Football Newspaper Columnist
  • CPA – Certified Public Accountant

Jack Park has spoken to Corporations and Associations in 47 different states across the country. His three primary topics are An Inside Look at the Ohio State Buckeyes, Ohio State and Michigan – Football's Supreme Rivalry, and The Leadership Secrets of Football’s Master Coaches.

Jack is an Ohio State football radio commentator for Sports Radio 97.1 The Fan in Columbus, an ESPN station. Each season he writes a weekly Ohio State Football column for The Columbus Dispatch. Jack is frequently featured in football programming on Time Warner, ESPN, The Big Ten Network, HBO, Turner Broadcasting and WBNS-10TV.

Jack is a CPA. He received his MBA degree from The University of Pittsburgh and his BS degree from The Ohio State University. Jack is a graduate of New Lexington High School, where he played football and basketball. He has been honored with induction to both the high school’s Alumni Hall of Fame and Athletic Hall of Fame.

Jack’s Certified Speaking Professional designation, the CSP, has been granted to fewer than 7% of the 3,500 worldwide members of the National Speakers Association. Jack has served as an adjunct professor of finance and accounting and leadership development at five different universities. In addition to the National Speakers Association, his professional memberships include the The Football Writers Association of America and The Ohio Society of CPAs.

Business Experience:

  • CFO - V.P. Finance
  • Controller
  • Assistant Controller
  • Director Financial Planning
  • Manager Cost Accounting

Corporate Positions: CPA with twenty-two years controllership and financial leadership experience with:

  • Westinghouse Electric
  • White Consolidated
  • Greyhound / Dial
  • Allis - Chalmers
  • Award-winning presenter who inspires the present and impacts the future
  • Customized content-packed programs that elevate attitudes and improve performance
  • Will speak nationally in 20 different states in 2019
    • Held adjunct faculty positions with five different universities
    • Member of Year – National Speakers Association Ohio Chapter
  • M.B.A. – The University of Pittsburgh
  • B.S. – The Ohio State University
  • New Lexington High School Athletic Hall of Fame
  • New Lexington High School Alumni Hall of Fame

Football Radio Commentator

  • Noted football radio personality on Sports Radio 97.1 The Fan in Columbus
  • Provides insights for Big Ten Network, ESPN, Turner, HBO, Time Warner, WBNS-10TV

Best Selling Author

  • Buckeye Reflections – Legendary Moments from Ohio State Football, Co-Authored with Maureen Zappala, Introduction by Archie, Ray and Duncan Griffin, Foreword by Luke Fickell, Ryan Miller, and Mike Vrabel
  • The Ohio State University Football Vault with Foreword by Jim Tressel and Afterword by Archie Griffin
  • The Official Ohio State Football Encyclopedia with Introduction by Archie Griffin, Foreword by Jim and Kirk Herbstreit, Reflection by Jim Houston
  • Ohio State Football...The Great Tradition with Foreward Archie Griffin
  • Writes weekly Ohio State Football column each season for The Columbus Dispatch
National Speakers Association
Certified Public Accountant
97.1 The Fan
International Book Award Winner - Sports Category
The Columbus Dispatch

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Companies Jack Works With:

Byers Auto
Donatos Pizza
Ameriprise Financial
Cardinal Health
The Home Depot