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Jack Creighton-Madrona Venture Group

Jack Creighton

Strategic Director

Jack Creighton passed away on January 29th, 2020. You may read more about his extraordinary life here.

A public service celebrating Jack’s life will be held at Bell Harbor Conference Center, Seattle on April 29th, 2020 at 2:00pm.

John (Jack) Creighton Jr. was formerly president and CEO of Weyerhaeuser Company and interim Chairman and CEO of UAL Corporation (United Airlines) immediately following the 9-11 terrorist attacks. He was also vice-chairman and director of Unocal Corporation. Jack joined Madrona as a strategic director in 1998.

Among nonprofit and government agencies, Jack Creighton was the National President of the Boy Scouts of America, Chairman of Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle, President of the Washington State University Foundation, a member of The Ohio State University Foundation Board, Chair of the American Forest and Paper Association, Trustee of William D. Ruckelshaus Center and Co-Chair of the World Trade Center of Seattle.

The recipient of numerous awards including the Prime Minister of Japan’s Letter of Commendation for International Trade and the Distinguished Volunteer Service Award from Washington State University Foundation. He is the former civilian aide to the Secretary of the Army for the state of Washington.

Jack received his undergraduate and law degrees from The Ohio State University and his MBA from the University of Miami (Florida).