The founder, the company and the philanthropy
PRE-VILLAGE (Circa 1981 – 1999)
Jeffory D. Blackard is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Blackard Global, Inc. With his distinguished real estate development career now entering it’s 4th decade, Mr. Blackard is responsible for the completion of over 20 Master Planned Communities, comprised in excess of 15,000 single family home sites. During this time, Mr. Blackard has also developed various commercial projects:
VISION. STRATEGY. LEADERSHIP.
These are the words that define Blackard Global, Incorporated. With a team of seasoned developers, strategic planners, architects, and investment partners, Blackard Global makes the extraordinary possible. The company specializes in real estate design and development, consulting, and education resulting in a diverse array of highly valued assets from artistically restored old world hotels to luxury neighborhoods.
Mr. Blackard has been devoted to aiding his fellow-man for over 30 years and in over 20 countries. He learned the value of practicing benevolence during his college years. While participating in Northwestern University’s acclaimed basketball program, he started the Central Illinois Collegiate Basketball League. Mr. Blackard is a committed contributor to the following charitable organizations:
– Scott Polikov, President / Gateway Planning
NeoRetroism: The closest we have come to emulating a true village
– Rick Santorum, Former U.S. Senator / Presidential Candidate
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