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Jack Rhodes
Office: 458
Phone: 206-685-1913
Fax: 206-543-7472

Foster School of Business
University of Washington
Box: 353226
Seattle, WA 98195-3226

Leadership in sales and sales management in today's knowledge-based environment requires a passion to excel and learn, a drive to succeed and adapt to the constantly changing workplace and a fierce focus on economic objectives and the needs of the people who will make it happen.Sustained leadership hinges on your strong values and ethical principles.

Jack Rhodes

Associate Teaching Professor Emeritus of Marketing
Founder and Executive Director Emeritus of the Professional Sales Program


BA University of Washington (1961)

Academic Expertise

business to business marketing
marketing management

Positions Held

At the University of Washington since 1999
Chair, Tyee Club, University of Washington Athletic Department Advisory Board, 2009-2011
Board of Governance, University Sales Education Foundation, present
Board of Advisors, Smith/Western Corporation, Tacoma, present
Faculty Advisor to the Husky Sales Club, 2000-present
President, Rhodes & Co., 1981-1998
Vice President of two Times Mirror subsidiaries, 1975-1981
Director of Marketing, Division of Avery Products Corporation, 1971-1975
Sales Manager, Xerox Corporation (Chicago)
Training & Development Manager, Xerox Corporation (New York Region)
Sales, Xerox Corporation (Seattle)

Honors and Awards

Ron Crockett Award for Academic Excellence, 2009
Spirit of Business Award (Lifetime Commitment to Professional Sales), AAOA, 2014
Undergraduate Instructor of the Year for Marketing and International Business, 2007
Undergraduate Professor of the Quarter for Marketing, Spring & Autumn 2006, 2007
Andrew V. Smith Faculty Development Award, 2005
Frank Orrico Award (Outstanding Level of Dedication, Commitment and Generosity to UW Athletics), University of Washington Athletics Department, 2005
Outstanding 400-level elective course instructor of the year, 2004
Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Washington, 2001-2002
Elected to National Art Materials Trade Association Hall of Fame, 1991
Foster School of Business Certificate of Excellence, Faculty, Winter Quarter 2013