Annese E. Jackson serves as the President and Managing Director of Chicago ARMED, Inc. For more than twenty years, Annese has successfully established herself as an expert in both, for profit and non-profit organizations. Annese is the founding, chief executive officer of ADAM International, Inc. (the Alliance for Domestically Abused Men). She is the executive director of WISH Homes School Foundation, an organization that she founded in the state of Arizona, nearly ten years ago. WISH is an acronym for Working to Inspire Students at Home. As a scholarship expert, she teaches high school students and their parents how to find funding for college. Prior to the 911 terrorist attack, Annese successfully owned and operated Prestige International Cruise and Travel Services, Inc. Currently, she serves as the Executive in Charge of Editing for Xavier Publishing House, Inc. She is a retired United States soldier, who served through Desert Storm. As a holder of two earned degrees from the University of Illinois, Annese E. Jackson brings great dexterity and expertise to the Chicago office of ARMED, Inc.