Bryant Jackson has called Oregon home for more than 40 years, from college at Eastern Oregon University, to raising kids in Tualatin, to landing in Jackson county to be close to family.

When viewing Bryant’s life in the duopoly of Work-Life; The work portion has been focused on business development, with an emphasis on manufacturing and entrepreneurship. Bryant recently sold his business and is currently looking at future opportunities from the seat of semi-retirement. Bryant hopes that Madrone Trail will benefit from the skills he’s learned in business, including collaboration, efficiency and diversity.

The life side of Bryant is filled with family. Married for over 37 years, with two children and 3 grandchildren, gives Bryant much to revel upon. It is this desire to focus on his family, and to fit into both small local communities and the broad world community that lead Bryant to seek a board position at Madrone Trail. Bryant recently mentioned, “Play based education seems to be very beneficial to many kids, I’m so happy Madrone Trail is here to meet that need.”

Bryant enjoys most outdoor activities and travel, from the local beauty of the Pacific Northwest to the cultural history of Europe.