Jack Jennings has served as the Dean for Administration at the Harvard Graduate School of Education for seven years. He oversees the School's financial management, development, communications and marketing, human resources, information technology, facility operations, enrollment and student services, and sponsored grants and contracts. Jack also serves as the Co-chair of the Harvard University Administrative Council. Before assuming his current position, Jack served for four years as the Chief Financial Officer and Associate Dean for Finance and Administrative Services at HGSE. Prior to joining Harvard, Jack managed Hinckley Yacht's service facility in Portsmouth, Rhode Island. He is a retired U.S. Coast Guard Commander and served as a regional finance officer and as an Associate Professor in the Leadership and Management Department at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, New London, CT where he taught courses in Strategic Management, Organizational Design and Behavior, Project Management, Accounting, and Management Controls. He earned an undergraduate degree in management and political science at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy and an M.B.A. from the College of William & Mary.