Jacob has been with Parker Executive Search since 2012 and serves as a Principal within the Higher Education Practice.
He has broad based knowledge of Higher Education with a specialized expertise in Academic Health Sciences.
As a Principal, he is charged with working to identify and recruit strong leaders for each of the firm’s clients. Jacob works in close collaboration with the firm’s Vice Presidents on various search responsibilities to include setting a strategy for the recruitment of qualified individuals, researching and sourcing potential candidates, interviewing and presenting candidates for review, managing the committee and finalist interview processes, and ensuring clients reach closure with the preferred candidate. Jacob also partners with the firm’s Vice Presidents on new client engagement and business development.
Jacob is originally from the Washington D.C. area. He graduated summa cum laude from the University of Georgia Honor’s Program with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish and was a 4 year recipient of the University of Georgia Charter Scholarship. During his time in college, Jacob spent eight weeks studying and living with a family in Seville, Spain. He also interned and worked as a research consultant for Parker Executive Search. Following graduation, he directed the website redesign of a leading Real Estate Auction firm. After completing the project, Jacob joined Parker Executive Search as an Associate in the Academic Health Sciences practice.
Jacob enjoys traveling and college football. He currently resides in Brookhaven, Georgia.