Gregory P. Jacobson

Co-Chief Executive Officer

Gregory P. Jacobson is co-Chief Executive Officer of The Jacobson Group, the leading U.S. executive search and staffing firm to the insurance industry. He is also known industry-wide as an investor, board member and influencer.

Greg has assisted countless insurance companies, large and small, early stage and traditional, in achieving their goals by acquiring talented executives to drive their organizations forward. He has successfully led searches for critical senior-level disciplines including CEOs, COOs, CIOs, CFOs and Independent Directors.

Greg contributes to many regional and national insurance events, including those of AM Best, American Property and Casualty Insurers Association, Medical Professional Liability Association, and National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies, among others. He is considered an expert on the industry's labor market and has often been called upon to share his perspectives on the industry’s talent outlook, human capital strategic planning and talent acquisition. He has been a featured columnist in Best’s Review and also regularly contributes his insights with periodicals such as Carrier Management, Financial Times, Insurance Business America, Insurance Journal and LOMA’s Resource.

Greg is currently on the board for the 1970 Group, a specialty financing company supporting the insurance industry. He has served as a board member of the National Insurance Industry Council for the City of Hope and the Chicago Sinfonietta, the nation’s most diverse orchestra. Additionally, he was a driving force behind the creation of the Insurance Careers Movement and continues to be an active supporter of the grassroots movement inspiring young people to pursue insurance careers. Greg is also a member of YPO, an exclusive global leadership community of chief executives. He graduated from Illinois State University with a degree in violin performance.