We are excited to announce that Joel Jacobsen has joined Phillips Stafford Insurance Group as a Managing Partner. Joel will oversee the strategic business development goals of the company including employee development and retention as well as new client acquisition.
Prior to joining Phillips Stafford Insurance Group Joel held numerous positions over his 20 year tenure at Farm Bureau Financial Services. These included Director of Field Training for Property & Casualty, Assistant Agency Manager, Business Quality Vice President, Underwriting Vice President, Brokerage Services Vice President and Property-Casualty Underwriting Vice President, Iowa Business Unit Vice President and lowa Regional Sales Vice President.
Prior to joining Farm Bureau Financial Services, Joel had 10 years experience with American Family Insurance in various underwriting and marketing capacities, and two years experience with Hanover Insurance as a Market Development Director.
Joel was raised on a farm in Western Iowa and continues to hobby farm in his spare time. Joel received his B.A. from Augustana College in Sioux Falls, SD. He also carries the professional insurance designations of CPCU, Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter and CIC, Certified Insurance Counselor. Joel resides on a 30 acre farm south of Adel, Iowa with his wife Karen and 3 teenage daughters.