Mike Jackson is executive vice president of Capital Markets at Supernova Companies, co-based in Chicago and New York. He is founder and volunteer CEO at the Foundation for Letters, a co-founder of the Bronx Academy of Letters, and chair of the investment committee at the Williston-Northampton School. He holds a B.A. from Yale University.


New York’s wealthiest citizens need to step up with their checkbooks to back the city’s public schools. Equally important, they need to become real stakeholders in our shared success.