Action Jack McClendon: The Gift of Time Jack McClendon is a former award-winning syndicated talk radio host and columnist for Copley News, author of “The Time Genie-Magical Essentials for Creating More Personal Time, and has also been a labor/management representative with more than 30 years experience in resolving labor/management disputes. Jack McClendon and Cynthia Brian were introduced by the amazing Founding Board Member of Be the Star You Are! charity, Deane Hawley many years ago. Jack, his gorgeous wife Birgie, Heather Brittany, and Cynthia have become life long friends. He is affectionately known as Action Jack because he is always happy, smiling, and getting things done on TIME!