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Jack Pratt's Bio


Jack Pratt's life can be described as "a series of successes and unexpected turns." One can see that he's a man not prone to "beating around the bush". He is a Texas native.  After serving in the United States Army and returning from his last tour of service in Vietnam, he has had stints of senior executive positions in the Health Care, Aero Space, Food & Beverage, Publishing, Energy and Financial industries, prior to moving into Management Consulting, where he successfully consults with organizations through many successful challenges.

Using stories from his own extensive experiences in business and leadership, Jack makes the qualities of leadership and management easy to understand making it enjoyable to learn and adapt.

While Mr. Pratt immerses himself  in the principles of hard work, honesty, loyalty and dedication, he also has the hands on practical business experience of working with and leading at all the various managerial levels within an organization, focusing on results, creating enthusiasm and leading change along the way. He is also aware that the client wants to be associated with a firm that not only has credibility, but expertise, specialization and a genuine identity of interest in the clients timely return on investment.

MR. PRATT is President and Chief Executive Officer of Summit Advisors, a Texas-based diversified global management consulting firm, providing consulting services to domestic and international clientele. Mr. Pratt is an experienced Management Professional who has captured the human side of Management. He is a personal coach to many senior executives and for over 20 years he has successfully assisted individuals and businesses, both nationally and internationally, from small to fortune 100 companies, within a variety of industries including aerospace, bio tech, chemical, communications, computer, energy, engineering, financial, food & beverage, healthcare, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, publishing, real estate, transportation, utilities, municipal, state and federal  governments.

He has extensive practical experience as a problem solver for organization and leadership development, team building, and management training. As a former member of the National Speakers Association he speaks extensively on matters relating to management, leadership, change, finance, the economy, the future and globalization. He has been a keynote speaker at many national conventions, in house corporate training programs, various seminars and is also a consultant to the American Management Association (AMA). Jack is a professional speaker and and has been a frequent guest on radio and TV programs focusing on management and leadership. He has been consistently interviewed by various publications, including Wall Street Journal, Houston Chronicle, Houston Business Journal and Money Magazine.

Mr. Pratt has served on the Board of Directors of several companies and is listed in Who’s Who? He has extensive practical executive experience as a visionary, problem solver and change agent specializing in organizational and leadership development, executive coaching, team building, customized management training and human resources.

Jack has been an active leader in various industry organizations, including working with the United States Congress on human capital and labor relations matters. He has the hands on practical business experience of working with and managing at all the various managerial levels within an organization, focusing on results, creating enthusiasm and effectively leading change along the way.

In addition to holding leadership positions in various work-related organizations, Pratt is actively involved with numerous charitable, civic and cultural organizations. His current and past civic activities include the Rotary Club of Houston (President 1997-98) Assistant District Governor (1998-2000), Greater Houston Partnership (Member Services Advisory Committee), United Way, American Cancer Society and the Kerrville Rotary Club. Mr. Pratt is also Chairman of the Drug Free Youth in Texas Program (D-FY-IT), and worked extensively with Arms of Hope which is an organization that focuses on helping abused, homeless and neglected children and single mothers. He is also actively involved Kerrville's economic development.


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New Year's Resolution: Get Control on Management of Self


As we usher in a new year, many set goals to become more effective, more productive, and reduce stress, by learning to manage their time more efficiently. Sadly, most New Year's resolutions fail due to lack of measureable objectives and commitment.


Tips that will help you succeed in 2011.

  1. Perfection is not always necessary

  2. Set Priorities and only work on those at the top.

  3. Simplicity

  4. Delegate it.

  5. Consider performing distasteful tasks first.

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