Jimmy Blackmon

Managing Partner

Jimmy Blackmon


Education / Certifications

Bachelor of Arts in History, North Georgia College 

Master of Science in Education, Old Dominion University   

Masters in National Security Strategy, National War College in Washington D.C. 



At  Exactus Advisors, Jimmy’s passion is  helping leaders  build  and  lead  world – class teams.  

Having served 30 years in the U.S. Army, including six operational deployments  to the Balkans, Iraq, and Afghanistan,  he is  among the most combat experienced leaders of the modern era.  Jimmy haled high risk missions all over the world  and served as the aviation commander during the battles in  Afghanistan, earning four Medals of Honor. 

Through this, he  understand show to inspire and motivate people to become the best version of themselves and  maximize their potential.  In some of the most extreme environments, Jimmy has proven his ability to develop strategy, plan tactically, provide clear vision and intent, build systems and processes, and dynamically lead through execution.  His client focuses include leadership in difficult circumstance, crisis management, trust and empowerment, priority management, delegation, accountability, and execution.  

Jimmy gets tremendous satisfaction from building and leading teams with trust and alignment – unified in purpose.  

In his spare time, you’ll find him hiking, hunting, and fishing. He loves the majestic outdoors.

Client Testimonial

“JimmyBlackmon is not only a gifted speaking and storyteller – he has the unique ability to put his incredible leadership experience into business context as a coachand transformational change agent. He continues to work closely with me and my leadership team to help us transform our leadershipapproach to compete in the new “digital paradigm.” His experience, authenticity and deep understandingof true leadership continues to provide valuable insight and inspiration into how to drive positive, transformational change.”


– Dan Houlihan, EVP, Northern Trust