Meet the Market Growth Team

Chad Jackson, MS, RRT, FCCP 

Chief Innovation Officer
Vice President of Market Growth

Originally trained as a respiratory therapist, Chad Jackson, MS, RRT, FCCP, has also been a business owner, inventor, trainer, and above all—an innovator. He has worked at CHEST for the last decade. In his current role as the leader of the Market Growth division, Jackson provides leadership and guidance to the development, direction, coordination, and management of all innovation activities at CHEST. This includes promoting innovation activities across the entire organization, including discovering, prototyping, incubating, and accelerating offerings that create opportunities for CHEST. 

These activities, experiences, and products may include developing international training programs, corporate innovations, novel medical products, as well as other business opportunities for CHEST. Jackson has served as the lead contact with several of CHEST’s most important industry partners, and he has been the main driver of some of the most interactive educational activities CHEST offers, including CHEST Games.

Janet Amesse, MBA

Market Growth Manager

Janet Amesse, MBA, has a background in accounting and finance, but has more recently focused her career on sales in health care. A veteran of pharmaceutical sales, Amesse excels at gathering data and creating new and innovative approaches to build relationships and increase performance.