Jacobson Employee Spotlight – Q3 2022

Posted by The Jacobson Group

We’re excited to share that The Jacobson Group was recently named to Business Insurance’s 2022 list of the Best Places to Work in Insurance. As a talent-focused organization, we understand the importance of investing in our employees’ growth and success throughout all stages of their careers. This quarter we’re highlighting two of the many individuals that are integral to our firm’s success. Learn more about them below.

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Employee Spotlight - RyJacobsonRYAN JACOBSON
Recruiting Manager, 7 years at Jacobson

Hometown: Mapleton, Illinois

Alma Mater: University of Illinois Chicago 

Describe Your Role: I’m a recruiting manager on our temporary staffing team. I manage and support our researchers and recruiters who source/recruit our hard-to-find (aka unicorn) candidates for subject matter expert roles!

Favorite Movie: The Devil Wears Prada

Jacobson in Three Words: Transparent, Flexible, Professional

When You Grew Up, You Hoped to Become: A veterinarian

Random Fact About Yourself: Those who have seen my work background may know, but I own more than 100 plants!

Best Place You Have Ever Visited: Santorini, Greece

Favorite Dessert: Cheesecake

One Thing You Are Grateful For: I’m always so grateful of the work-life balance Jacobson allows!

First Concert: An '80s hair metal reunion tour with Cinderella, Ratt, Quiet Riot and Firehouse

Employee Spotlight - JMerrittJOANNE MERRITT
Recruiter, 3 years 11 months at Jacobson

Hometown: Queens, New York City, New York

Alma Mater: The State University of New York at Fredonia

Describe Your Role: I am a recruiter for talent delivery. I screen candidates to determine if they are qualified, interested and available for the various temporary roles we are working on.

Favorite Dessert: So hard to choose, love eclairs!

Jacobson in Three Words: Professional, Integrity, Respectful

One Thing You Are Grateful For: Of course my great kids and their significant others, but also for my wonderful circle of friends!

First Concert: Unfortunately, I cannot remember, but I was a “Dead Head” and I went to many of their concerts. 

Best Place You Have Ever Visited: Italy

Favorite Thing About Working at Jacobson: People are treated with respect. I also love the snacks in the office!

When You Grew Up, You Hoped to Become: I have always thought I would have enjoyed going into law.

Want to join our team? View our corporate careers page here. View past editions of our Employee Spotlight here or follow our Facebook page for monthly spotlights.