Jack Matens is a Human Resources professional and mental health counselor with a strong background in training and development.  A sought-after HR consultant and keynote speaker, Jack is founder and president of Running Mate, LLC, an HR consulting firm.  


Jack has written articles for national publications and given numerous presentations on the local, regional, and national level. He was chosen as a speaker at the national SHRM conference in San Diego. He also has facilitated the Annual Chattanooga SHRM Leadership Conference.  


Jack, a former United States Marine Corps  MP, served his country and received an honorable discharge in 1974. He was also an administrator, counselor, instructor and coach on the high school and college level.