Jack Walsh

Managing Director

Jack Walsh brings nearly 20 years of experience in the life insurance industry to his position as Managing Director for The Jacobson Group’s executive search practice. In this role, he manages C-level, Vice President and other executive-level searches, helping life and benefits organizations access the leaders they need to drive their businesses forward.

His successful career culminates extensive experience with insurers and financial institutions, most recently serving as Vice President, Employee Benefits Consultant and Strategist for Arthur J. Gallagher. During his tenure, he leveraged his expertise in employee benefits consulting, strategy development and plan management to fulfill his clients’ needs. Jack also held a number of roles with Mass Mutual, where he increased client retention while simultaneously cultivating expertise in numerous insurance and investment products, including risk management planning. His impressive background also includes tenures with Northwestern Mutual, Colonial Life and Aflac. Jack’s proven leadership skills and capacious insurance background, coupled with his hands-on experience with senior-level recruitment, translate into meaningful executive search and selection consulting for his insurance clients.

Continually sharing his valuable industry perspectives, Jack was a featured industry speaker with Hoopis Performance Network, a global provider in digital sales and leadership development learning solutions. Jack regularly presented on topics pertaining to insurance, investments, leadership, client retention and full cycle recruiting. In addition, he remains active in the insurance community through speaking engagements and participation in industry events, including those of the American Council of Life Insurers, Life Insurance Marketing and Research Association, Life Office Management Association, and Society of Actuaries.

Jack has a Bachelor of Business Management from Millikin University in Decatur, Illinois. He also holds life and health insurance licenses in Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, New York, Texas and Wisconsin.