Jacob was born and raised in Benton, AR. He earned his BS degree in Agriculture Business from Arkansas Tech University and earned his Masters in Business Administration from Southeastern Oklahoma State University. Jacob joined First Capitol Group in the summer of 2005 in the marketing department and quickly found that his passion was in price risk management for agriculture producers. You may find Jacob speaking to groups about our Managed Futures Program or sharing the different tools available to Hedge producers’ agricultural operation.
Jacob has always been very involved in rodeo. He began steer wrestling along with his dad and two brothers while in high school, continued in college rodeo, and continues to rodeo regionally. In 2007 and 2008, Jacob was the Great Lakes Circuit Champion Steer Wrestler. He represented the Circuit at the ’08 and ‘09 Dodge National Circuit Finals in Pocatello, Idaho. In 2016 the highlight of Jacob’s career came when he qualified for RFDTV’s The American rodeo in Cowboy Stadium, Dallas Texas.
For the last five years you could find Jacob on the sidelines for the varsity girls basketball program as well as for both of his daughter’s youth teams. Jacob also serves on the Wisconsin High School Rodeo Board of Directors and serves as an Elder at the Lancaster Presbyterian Church.
While competing in college rodeo he met his wife, Sara and they now have two beautiful girls, Bridee and Lainee.