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Jacobson Explores Evolving Professional Development at the PRIMA 2018 Conference

May 24, 2018

CHICAGO – The insurance industry's growing leadership talent gap has insurers reevaluating their professional development strategies. Executives must better position their employees for greater contribution and ongoing leadership within their organizations. Joyce Dunn, vice president and managing director of The Jacobson Group, will explore how to effectively address this issue at the Public Risk Management Association's 2018 Conference in Indianapolis.

"Filling the entry-level industry ranks is necessary for building an effective talent pipeline," said Dunn. "But this laser focus on recruiting young professionals overlooks a growing tightness at the mid-level."

Dunn will present "Rethinking Leadership: Overturning Traditional Professional Development" on June 5, at 3:00 p.m. The session will identify the workforce's changing dynamics, evaluate professional development strategies and discuss ways to transition employees into industry leaders.

As vice president and managing director of Jacobson, Dunn manages C-level, vice president and other executive-level searches exclusively for life, health, property, casualty and reinsurance organizations through the firm's executive search practice. Active in the insurance industry, Dunn holds the Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter designation, the Certified Insurance Counselor designation and the Certified Risk Manager designation.

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