Jack Healy attended the University of Maine where he received a B.A. in Zoology with a minor in Chemistry in 1973.
After college, Healy began his career as a chemist for the Maine Department of Environmental Protection. In 1978, he joined Diamond International in Old Town, Maine as an Air Quality Engineer. Staying in Old Town, Jack was next employed by James River Corporation as a Process Engineer. Other titles Healy held while under the James River umbrella were Process Engineering Supervisor, Pulp Mill Superintendent, Environmental Manager, and Technical Manager.
In 1994, the mill became Fort James Corp., where Healy was named Fiber and Energy Manager, a position he held until 2001 when the mill became a Georgia-Pacific mill. While at Georgia-Pacific, Jack was Consumer Products Manager, Manager of Mill Improvement and Strategic Planning, Operations Manager, and at the time of its closure, Acting Mill Manager.
Healy joined the UMaine Pulp & Paper Foundation in 2007 as Executive Director, a position he held until 2013 when he was named President. Jack retired from the UMaine Pulp & Paper Foundation in April 2014.
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Chemical engineering, Pulp science, Paper manufacturing