JoJo Harris

Senior Vice President of Human Resources

Johanna “JoJo” Harris is Senior Vice President of Human Resources at The Jacobson Group, the leading global provider of talent to the insurance industry. In this role, she is responsible for leadership and management of the firm’s human resource functions. This includes formalizing, implementing and overseeing all human resources policies and procedures with a strong focus on internal talent acquisition, retention and development. JoJo also serves on the Senior Leadership Team and plays an integral role in the growth and development of the firm.

JoJo joined Jacobson in 2015 and quickly made a positive impact on the organization’s culture. Prior to joining Jacobson, JoJo served as Human Resources Director/Business Partner for Morton Salt. JoJo has also previously held the roles of Human Resources Manager for the Chicago Tribune Company and Cost Accountant and Human Resources Coordinator for Armstrong World Industries.

A well-respected leader in the human resources community, JoJo was named to the Crain’s Chicago Business 2021 Notable Leaders in HR List, which honors HR professionals who have demonstrated their ability and power to impact change. JoJo is also active in the community and has served as an advisory board member for the United Way Women’s Leadership Council and as a mentor for WOMEN Unlimited. She is currently the greeter ministry leader for Bright Star Church Chicago and has served as its children’s church director. She received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Penn State University of Pennsylvania and a master’s degree in human resources and industrial relations from Loyola University of Chicago.