Jet currently resides in Bluffton, SC and has been married to the former Betty Rose Pettigrew of Beaufort for 38 years. They have three grown children and he is a graduate of Clemson University with a BS degree in Business/Marketing.
After college, he enjoyed early success in Manufacturing Management with Milliken & Company prior to getting into the broadcasting industry in 1979. Jet has been a successful Sales Manager/GM and part owner of several radio stations in the area to include managing WYKZ and then partnering to start WGCO in Coastal Georgia. Upon selling the operation in 1992, he was retained as the manager. When Adventure Radio purchased the station he was asked to be the Savannah Area Manager for the 7-station group.
Over the years he has served as the Savannah Area Radio Association President and has served in a variety of board positions with the Savannah Chamber of Commerce, Savannah CVB, American Cancer Society, American Lung Association, American Heart Association and the Savannah Waterfront Association. Jet brought the first Relay for Life event to Savannah and this became one of the area’s top fund raising events.
In 2003, he formed and is currently President of NBO, a National Sales Consulting firm for the Broadcast Industry. Jet is a new member of the Family Promise Board of Directors.