Country Financial in Bloomington released a letter Thursday stating that Jim Jacobs as its new CEO for the year 2019. Jacobs will take over for Kurt Bock, who will retire after serving as CEO for seven years.
Jacobs has worked for Country Financial as a general counsel, secretary, and chief legal officer. He has also worked with other affiliated companies such as Illinois Farm Bureau working as an attorney and assistant corporate secretary.
Jacobs currently serves as a board member for the Special Olympics of Illinois. He has also tutored for Star Literacy and was part of the board of directors for Heartland Head Start.