Richard “Rick” M. Jackson
Senate President Pro Tempore Appointee
Rick Jackson is the Chief Executive Officer of ADSLCNM, Inc. dba American Document Services, Las Cruces, New Mexico. Born and raised in Oklahoma, Jackson is a retired US Army Post Command Sergeant Major and current Las Cruces, New Mexico business owner community member. He is the 2016 and 2017 Chairman of the Board of Directors, Greater Las Cruces Chamber of Commerce. He is also the 2017 and 2018 Chairman of the Board of Directors, State SBDC Advisory Board. He serves as a member of the Pioneer Bank (Las Cruces, NM) Advisory Board and New Mexico State University Town & Gown Advisory Committee.
Jackson earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, University of Oklahoma, 1988.
Jackson began his active military career in 1973 at Ft. Lewis Washington as a Cannon Crewman. During his 25-year career he served as Drill Sergeant, Chief of Firing Battery, First Sergeant, Corp Artillery Operations Sergeant Major and Command Sergeant Major. His career has included numerous assignments overseas, numerous awards and decorations. Jackson retired as the Post Command Sergeant Major, White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico and was honorably discharged from active duty in January 1998.
MEMBERSHIPS AND OTHER AFFILIATIONS
MILITARY: Formal President, Fort Sill Chapter and Lifetime member of the Noncommissioned Officers Association; Corporate Member, Association of the United States Army.
CIVIC: Past Member, Local Bank Board of Directors; Past Chairman of the Board, Boys and Girls Club; Past Member, Board of Directors, Big Brothers Big Sisters; Past Member, Board of Directors, Jardin de los ninos; Past Member, Board of Directors, TRESCO; Rotary Club; Active with March of Dimes.
AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
State of New Mexico Small Businessperson of the Year, 2015 and ranked 6th nationally.