John Edward (Jack) Preschlack

Title: Coporate Executive (Retired)
Location: Vero Beach, Florida, United States

John Edward (Jack) Preschlack, Retired Corporate Executive, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership.

A graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Mr. Preschlack earned a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering in 1954. He then attended Harvard University and earned a Master of Business Administration upon graduating. In 1958, he was hired at McKinsey & Co. Inc. He was one of the first 100 consultants hired, and, later, one of the first to travel to Europe. It was an exciting time for him, and during this time, he additionally worked as the president of ITEK Graphic Products Company. By 1977, he had gathered enough experience to take on the role of president and chief executive officer at General Blinding Corp. in Northbrook, Illinois. In the following years, he worked with Roberts & Porter, Inc. and Spencer Stuart as president and senior director, respectively. In 1996, Mr. Preschlack became the chairman and president of Jepcor, Inc. There, he excelled in his role until 2010, which is when he retired after many years of demonstrating consistent success in the corporate world.

Outside of his business endeavors, Mr. Preschlack always valued his work in civic ventures. From 1986 until 1992, he was a member of the corporate development committee within the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Later, he took on roles within the city of Lake Forest, Illinois, including that of the mayor from 2002 until 2005. Presently, Mr. Preschlack continues to act as a trustee with the Chicago Horticultural Society, where he has been active since 1979. In 1978, he earned the Corporate Leadership Award from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in light of his early career accomplishments. As a further testament to his success, he is featured in multiple editions of Who’s Who in Finance and Industry, Who’s Who in America, and Who’s Who in the Midwest.

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