Jack Stack - Excellence in Business
Founder of SRC Holdings Corporation, a company now comprised of more than 35 separate businesses, Stack has been an industry leader in Springfield since the early 1980s. Stack is a national and world judge for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards Institute, and has served as an advisor for the group since 1998. INC. Magazine has called him the "smartest strategist in America" and named him one of twenty-five entrepreneurs selected to represent the 25 years INC. has been published. The magazine also dubbed him "The Father of Open-Book Management," a business practice of sharing financial and decision-making duties among all employees. Stack was also listed among the "top 10 minds in small business" in Fortune Small Business Magazine. He has written two successful books, "The Great Game of Business" and "A Stake in the Outcome," and regularly lectures throughout the country.