Mr. Hackett is a media veteran active entrepreneur and investor. Mr. Hackett has founded, sold and invested in multiple broadcast, technology and training companies. Currently, he holds ownership positions and sits on the board of Life Giving Force, World Rainforest Foundation, Edge Tek Solutions, Web Services, Design Labs, Hackett Media, Triad Media Worldwide and Market Leverage Digital Agency.
He is the co-founder of Live Giving Force (LGF). LFG delivers clean water solutions and specializes in connecting for profit and non profit companies to create macro and micro business opportunities in third world countries.
Mr. Hackett founded Hackett Media in 1991. Hackett Media, a technology marketing firm, specializes in direct marketing, web based marketing services, database marketing, distance and elearning programs.
He served as President and General Manager of the radio stations KGU-AM in Honolulu, Hawaii, KTSS-FM in Honolulu, Hawaii and WTIX-AM in New Orleans, Louisiana. He served as Director of Continuity and Executive Producer for Gannett with KCMO AM/FM. Mr. Hackett began his career in radio, having been responsible for the creation and production of several nationally syndicated radio shows, including “Baseball Sunday with Joe Garagiola,” “Football Sunday” and “NBA Basketball Sunday.”
He served as the President and Principal of PRM Media Direct which specializes in marketing high end, luxury real estate with holdings in Hawaii, New York, St. Thomas, Monaco and the UK.
Mr. Hackett is actively involved in multiple nonprofit and charity causes. He is the Executive Director and board member of Heartland Soccer Association, and is active building orphanages and designing and micro financing projects in third world countries with The Global Orphan Project and Life Giving Force. He also founded the World Rainforest Foundation aimed at preserving the rainforest.
Mr. Hackett graduated from William Jewell College in Liberty, Missouri with Bachelor of Arts degrees in communication and public relations. Additionally, he studied international business and literature at Harlaxton College in Grantham, England and graduate studies at University of Missouri – Kansas City. He currently sits on the President’s Advisory Council at William Jewell College.
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William Jewell College, University of Missouri Kansas City and Harlaxton College, Grantham, England.