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Jacobson Announces Promotion of Joyce Dunn to Managing Director

January 06, 2016

CHICAGOThe Jacobson Group, the leading global provider of insurance talent, announces the promotion of Joyce Dunn to vice president and managing director. In her new role, Dunn will play a key role in the continued development of Jacobson’s executive search practice.

For the past six years, Dunn has served Jacobson as an engagement director, managing clients’ retained searches. As managing director, Dunn will be focused on building and maintaining enterprise relationships industry-wide. In addition, she will personally oversee the successful completion of select retained searches for her insurance industry clients.

“Joyce offers a depth of industry knowledge and perspective not only to our firm, but to our clients,” said Greg Jacobson, co-chief executive officer of Jacobson. “It is that insurance-specific expertise that adds unparalleled value and impact to our clients’ executive searches.”

Dunn’s 30-year insurance career record also includes tenures in leadership with Canal Insurance and the Independent Insurance Insurance Agents of Virginia. Dunn has earned a number of professional designations, including Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter, Certified Insurance Counselor, Certified Risk Manager, and Professional in Human Resources. She remains active in the industry by serving as a presenter on talent related topics for various industry associations and teaching insurance and risk management as an adjunct faculty member for the University of South Carolina Upstate. She holds a master’s degree in risk management and insurance from Florida State University’s College of Business and a bachelor’s degree in business and accounting from Lander University in Greenville, S.C.

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