Jack was born and raised in Naperville, and currently lives on 40 acres near Sycamore and his business, Pizzo & Associates Ecological Restoration, is on 35 acres near Leland. He has restored and placed conservation easements on both of his properties, with the Leland easement held by The Conservation Foundation. Jack’s company is one of the more highly respected respected ecological restoration companies in the Midwest. They have done work for The Conservation Foundation and have “adopted” the McDonald Farm, providing in-kind ecological management and native landscaping. Jack and his company have been long time supporters of The Conservation Foundation.