CEO Country Financial Jim Jacobs

Jim Jacobs

Chief Executive Officer

Jim Jacobs is the Chief Executive Officer of COUNTRY Financial®.  Jacobs has served as General Counsel, Secretary and Chief Legal Officer for COUNTRY Financial, Illinois Farm Bureau® (IFB), and other affiliated companies since February 2008.  Previously, he served as Assistant General Counsel and Assistant Secretary in IFB's Office of General Counsel.

Prior to joining IFB in 2005, Jacobs was a litigation attorney in Louisiana for 14 years and a partner in the New Orleans law firm of Murphy, Rogers, Sloss and Gambel.

Jacobs holds a law degree from Wake Forest University School of Law in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and a bachelor's degree from the University of Evansville in Indiana.  He is a member of the state bars of Louisiana and North Carolina.

Jacobs has served his community as a board member for Special Olympics of Illinois and Heartland Head Start. He has also served as a tutor for STAR Literacy. 

COUNTRY Financial® is a family of affiliated companies (collectively, COUNTRY) located in Bloomington, IL. Learn more about who we are.