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Jennifer L. Vance

Jennifer L. Vance

General Counsel, Secretary and Chief Legal Officer

Jennifer L. Vance of Bloomington, Ill., is the General Counsel, Secretary and Chief Legal Officer for COUNTRY Financial, Illinois Farm Bureau and other affiliated companies.  In this role, she oversees the Office of the General Counsel (OGC), advises the board of directors and executive management, and oversees all related legal matters for the organization.  

Vance joined the OGC as an attorney in 2005.  Later, she served as a general attorney and assistant general counsel.  Since 2013, she has served as deputy general counsel and assistant secretary.

Before joining the OGC, Vance worked as an associate litigation attorney for Jenner & Block LLP in Chicago from 2001-2005.

She earned a juris doctor and bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.  She is a member of the state bar of Illinois.

Vance and her husband, Curt, reside in Bloomington and have two children.