Jack Wilder, President, Family Council, E. Ritter & Company
Jack Wilder is a fifth-generation family owner and President of the Family Council associated with E. Ritter & Company, an agriculture and communications family business in northeast Arkansas. He first served as a member of the Family Council exploratory committee, and has remained a member since the council’s inception in 2008. Over the last two years, the council has held two “Next Generation Summits”, with 20 next generation family members attending, and formed four new family committees.
Jack works for The Hershey Company as Marketing Manager, Global Chocolate Innovation on the Hershey’s and Reese’s brands. He received his MBA from UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School, where he was a Dean’s Fellow. Jack lives in Hershey, PA with his wife Audrey and one-year-old son Flynn.