Jacobson Employee Spotlight – Q2 2023

Posted by The Jacobson Group

At The Jacobson Group, we believe that our employees are the driving force behind our success. This quarter, we are thrilled to highlight three exceptional team members who embody our values and contribute to our mission. Read on to learn more about them.

Get to Know Jacobson

Employee Spotlight - KYamadaK'LAH YAMADA
Researcher, 2 years at Jacobson

Hometown: Aurora, Colorado

Alma Mater: Colorado College

Describe Your Role: I am a researcher for our temporary staffing solutions. I use various job boards and databases in order to find the best candidates for the position.

Favorite Dessert: Cheesecake with fresh strawberries

Random Fact: I love musicals!

Last Song You Listened To: "Horses" by Maggie Rogers

Favorite Sports Team: I am an avid fan of the Colorado Avalanche. 

One Thing That Recently Made You Smile: Seeing my two dogs cuddling together

Employee Spotlight - JWalshJACK WALSH
Managing Director, 1 year at Jacobson

Hometown: Elmwood Park, Illinois

Alma Mater: Milikin University

Describe Your Role: As a managing director, I help life insurance organizations find the leaders they need to drive their business forward. 

Favorite Movie: Braveheart

Jacobson in Three Words: Teamwork, Culture, Excellence

Last Song You Listened To: "Logo Te Pate" from the Moana soundtrack (my son is obsessed)

Favorite Book: "Can't Hurt Me" by David Goggins

One Thing That Recently Made You Smile: Watching my older son Jack sing "O My Darling Clementine" to my younger son Logan

Random Fact: I have been both skydiving and bungee jumping.

Weirdest Job You Have Ever Had: Working at the famous Gene and Jude’s in River Grove slinging hot dogs (don’t ask for ketchup!)

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