(Producer) Jack Faris holds the Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Chicago. His dissertation was on Basic Combat Training in the Transition from Conscription to the All-Volunteer Force. After a successful academic career, with promotion to associate professor with tenure at Towson University, Jack moved to Seattle and took a position with the city’s largest advertising agency.
For twelve years, he directed all of the advertising for The Boeing Company, including high quality television advertising. He has subsequently directed strategic communications for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the University of Washington, and the Washington Biotechnology & Biomedical Association. He is now a senior counselor with APCO’s International Advisory Board.