Mike Jackson is a research and budget analyst for the Ways and Means Committee of the South Carolina House of Representatives. His job involves reviewing, for the benefit of the committee, state agency budgets and budget requests to determine impacts on state spending and policy. He also tracks proposed legislation to determine such impacts.
Mike has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Stillman College and a master’s in management and leadership from Webster University. Prior to working for the House, Mike worked for the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education, as an administrator at South University and at Enterprise. Mike has been a speaker at national conferences of GEAR UP, which provides grants to help low-income students complete high school and post-secondary degrees. He is also a board member of the Midlands Fatherhood Coalition which provides community programs and support groups for fathers.