JACKSON — Bryant Jackson has been promoted to Vice President for Finance at  Reformed Theological Seminary, effective Feb. 1

Jackson, a Philadelphia native, went to RTS in July 2019 as the Assistant Director of Finance.

Jackson came to RTS from Bomgar, a $150M tech company founded in Jackson which now operates worldwide. At Bomgar, he had lead roles in accounting and finance. Jackson also has experience in software enhancement and integration, which will be an area of focus for RTS in the coming years.

Brad Tisdale, Chief Operations and Financial Officer, commented, “Bryant has been with us for seven months and has shown the aptitude and ability to take more of a leadership role in this essential area. I look forward to working with Bryant as he leads the accounting and business office into the future.”

“I am honored that RTS has entrusted me with the role of Vice President for Finance,” shared Jackson. “The mission of RTS in preparing leaders for the church is critically important. I look forward to helping RTS continue this mission and move the seminary forward to ensure we are good stewards of the resources we have been given.”

In this new role, Jackson will be responsible for all of the accounting, finance and related business functions of the seminary. Ken Wiandt will remain in his current position as Director of Finance. Wiandt will continue to handle many important financial details of RTS and assisting with Jackson’s transition to Vice President.

Tisdale also shared his appreciation that Wiandt will remain at RTS. “Ken’s historical knowledge and attention to detail are a key part of keeping this ministry moving.”

Bryant obtained an undergraduate degree in Accounting from Belmont University and earned an MBA from Mississippi State University. He and his wife, LeAnna, have a son named Emerson. They attend Highlands Presbyterian Church.

He is the son of Susan and Willie Jackson, formerly of Philadelphia, and the grandson of O.D. Jackson of Philadelphia.