Ave Jack is an instructor in the Department of Accounting and Finance at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). She received a Bachelor of Industrial Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, a Master of Science in Computer Information Systems from Boston University and a Master of Arts in Education from UAB. Ms. Jack has experience with the International Business Machines Corporation as an industrial engineer in a manufacturing facility and as a systems engineer in a sales organization. She has also worked as a software systems analyst supporting military contracting organizations. Ms. Jack was a secondary mathematics teacher in the Shelby County public schools where she served on several district-level and school-level committees and sponsored student extra-curricular activities.