Jack Marriott is the Co-Principal & Registrar of the Universal College of Reflexology, and he bridges the gap between healing modalities and entrepreneurship.
Jack brings to the Universal College of Reflexology twenty-five years of management expertise having worked as a corporate executive at the highest levels of international business. Jack was a long-term director and past President of the Greater Vancouver Real Estate Board – Investment, Commercial & Industrial Division. He served as a faculty member with the International Council of Shopping Centres. He is an internationally known speaker and seminar leader on business. Jack utilizes his outstanding business acumen in developing effective business and career programs of the highest quality at the Universal College of Reflexology.
Jack’s students praise him for making a perceived difficult subject simple, easy and fun to learn. The business skills they develop provide them the tools necessary for success!
Jack has been a certified Reflexologist since the early 1990s and he was also amongst the first Canadians trained in Ear Reflexology. In addition to teaching business, he enjoys teaching Reflexology subjects at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
The Universal College of Reflexology is an industry leader in innovative approaches to ongoing student learning and development. Jack has been instrumental in this area of training. He has initiated several creative follow-up programs.
He established student Mentoring evenings several years ago. Once a month students from all levels gather on campus to network, listen to faculty presentations and provide Reflexology treatments on each other under supervision and the watchful eye of helpful graduate student mentors and faculty members alike.
For students wanting special one-on-one practical assessment, Jack introduced a tutorial service. To hone their practical skills, students book an hour with an instructor from the Universal College of Reflexology.
Students delight in the time and leadership Jack provides them through student services. He is often on the phone or sending out emails advising students of important matters. When he researches exciting new findings in the Reflexology community worldwide, he publishes it in the Reflexology News Binder that is available on campus for any student or alumni to read.
Jack is highly skilled at event planning. He chairs the annual Reflexology Day, one of the largest events of its kind in Canada. Great speakers on a variety of topics, incredible prizes, delicious food, socializing with friends and outstanding organization make Reflexology Day a truly outstanding event.
Jack is very much involved with the ongoing support of Universal College of Reflexology graduates. He organizes the monthly Alumni Committee Breakfast meetings, provides alumni with Reflexology referrals both with Reflexology clients and job opportunities as many employers recognize the professionalism of Universal College of Reflexology graduates.
The Universal College of Reflexology maintains the highest standards for this wonderful profession. In addition to proper dress code and a professional code of ethics, the Universal College of Reflexology keeps up to date with continuing education. Accordingly, Jack works with the Alumni committee in introducing Continuing Professional Development (CPD) programs consistent with the requirements of the Complementary Medical Association of London, England.
Jack has been active in volunteering his services and coaching sports throughout his entire life. He has served as a director and committee member on many boards in corporate, public, community, sports, and professional organizations and associations. In the Reflexology community he has served as Vice-President, Budget & Finance Chair, and Executive Committee member nationally, provincially and locally.