Jacobson Employee Spotlight – Q1 2023

Posted by The Jacobson Group

As Women's History Month kicks off, we want to take a moment to celebrate the women in our own organization. The Jacobson Group is 81% women, and women make up 76% of our leadership team! Below we highlight just a few of these amazing individuals, their roles and what they love about working at Jacobson.

Learn about more of our Jacobson colleagues by viewing past editions of our Employee Spotlight here. For monthly Employee Spotlights, follow our Facebook page.

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Employee Spotlight - JoJo HarrisJOJO HARRIS
Senior Vice President, Human Resources, 7 years at Jacobson

Hometown: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

Alma Mater: Penn State (B.A. in accounting) and Loyola University Chicago (M.A. in human resources)

Describe Your Role: I oversee all human resource functions for the firm. I lead a small but mighty team of HR professionals.

Favorite Book: "The Road Less Traveled" by M. Scott Peck

Jacobson in Three Words: Collaborative, Driven, Personal

Last Song You Listened To: "Isn't She Lovely" by Rich Tolbert Jr.

Favorite Thing About Working at Jacobson: The culture. It’s come as you are, be your full and unique self, and get the work done.

One Thing That Recently Made You Smile: My adorable grandson, Sebastian

How Do You Balance Your Career and Family? Some days I'm a great employee, some days I'm a family member. It typically doesn't happen on the same day.

Random Fact: I love to sew!

Employee Spotlight - Rachel McCollisterRACHEL MCCOLISTER
Client Advisor, 6 months at Jacobson

Hometown: Tampa, Florida

Alma Mater: University of South Florida

Describe Your Role: As a client advisor, I partner with clients who manage their contingent labor in an internal program, MSP or VMS environment.

Favorite Dessert: Key lime pie

Random Fact: I majored in creative writing.

Weirdest Job You Ever Had: In college, I worked as a haunted house scare actor at an amusement park.

Last Song You Listened To: "Break My Soul" by Beyoncé

Favorite Think About Working at Jacobson: The people, hands down!

One Thing That Recently Made You Smile: My nieces and nephew always keep me smiling.

Employee Spotlight - Nikki St.MartinNIKKI ST.MARTIN
Vice President, Marketing and Sales Enablement, 20.5 years at Jacobson

Hometown: Midlothian, Illinois

Alma Mater: Franklin College

Describe Your Role: I lead the marketing, brand and sales support functions. In short, it’s my job to ensure Jacobson is engaging in the activities needed to increase brand awareness, strengthen our market position, and ultimately drive leads and conversions.

Favorite Dessert: Tiramisu

Jacobson in Three Words: Collaborative, Trustworthy, Family

What Career Advice Would You Give to Your Younger Self? It’s okay to say “no.” There is only so much time in the day and priority needs to be given to high value activities. 

Weirdest Job You Have Ever Had: Skateboard park attendant

One Thing That Recently Made You Smile: Watching our goats play tag in the pasture

Random Fact: I’m a jeep girl. There’s nothing better than driving my Jeep on a warm day with the top down and doors off.

Favorite Thing About Working at Jacobson: The smart, creative people I get to work with day in and day out

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