Jay Jacobson

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Accounting Finance Business Administration (MBA) School of Business Business


Jay Jacobson’s background includes extensive experience in university instruction and private industry. Prior to joining Carroll, he taught for over 20 years at Marquette University, Lakeland College and Roosevelt University.
Jacobson has also held senior level positions within private industry, and has over 20 years of experience working for consulting organizations specializing in marketing, sales force effectiveness, financial management and leadership development. He recently served as president of Celemi Inc, a global leadership development firm specializing in business acumen simulations.


  • MBA, Loyola University Graduate School of Business
  • B.S., History, Western Illinois University
  • B.S., Accounting, Lakeland College

Areas of Specialization

Sales Force Effectiveness
Corporate Finance
Financial Management
Management & Leadership

Scholarly and Professional Achievements

Jay has written several articles for Training Magazine’s online publications, and co-authored the publication, “The Role of Competencies in Sales Force Success,” appearing in McGraw Hill’s 4th edition of the Compensation Handbook.

Honors and Awards

  • Marquette University’s 2017 Excellence in Service Award
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