Jack Fields is the CEO of Twenty-First Century Group (TFCG), a one-of-a-kind boutique political consulting firm. Prior to the founding of TFCG, Fields represented the 8th District of Texas in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1980 to 1997. He served on the powerful Committee on Energy and Commerce from 1982 to 1997, and in 1995, became chairman of the Subcommittee on Telecommunications and Finance. During his tenure, Fields was responsible for the enactment of the landmark 1996 Telecommunications Act, and passage of both the National Securities Markets and Improvements Act and the Securities Litigation Reform Act. He was also deeply involved in national maritime, fisheries, energy, and environmental policy while serving as the Ranking Minority Member on the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries.
In addition to serving as chair of the Board of Discovery Learning Alliance, Fields sits on the Board of Directors of Invesco, the eighth largest mutual fund company in the United States, and Insperity (NYSE: NSP), a premier professional employer organization with clients nationwide.
Fields earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Baylor University in Waco, Texas, in 1974, and his Juris Doctor degree from Baylor Law School in 1977.