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Jacobson Appoints Oyauma Garrison as Senior Vice President

The Jacobson Group, the leading global provider of insurance talent, is proud to name Oyauma Garrison as senior vice president. In this role, Garrison will head Jacobson’s temporary staffing practice, which provides experienced insurance professionals on a temporary and temp-to-hire basis to help organizations successfully manage workload fluctuations. He will also assist in Jacobson’s strategic development as a member of the executive management team.

“Oyauma’s deep insurance expertise and proven leadership experience uniquely qualify him to support the staffing needs of our insurance industry partners,” said Richard Jacobson, co-chief executive officer of the global search and staffing firm. “He is ideally positioned to champion our temporary staffing arm and help guide our firm’s continued growth.”

An industry veteran with more than 20 years of experience, Garrison has held positions with Allstate, Nationwide and State Farm. Throughout his insurance tenure, he has maintained a multi-functional focus with roles in sales, underwriting, pricing, claims, marketing and operations. Garrison holds the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter and Associate in Claims designations, as well as Ohio property and casualty, life and health, and Series 6 licenses. Garrison earned his bachelor’s degree from Denison University in Granville, Ohio, and his MBA from Franklin University in Columbus, Ohio.

“I am excited for this opportunity to continue serving the industry in which I have built my career,” said Garrison. “Jacobson’s position as a strong and active partner to the insurance industry will allow me to leverage my background while growing the firm’s position as a leading provider of talent.”

In addition to active involvement within the insurance industry, Garrison is a dynamic community leader. He was recently awarded the inaugural 2015 Emerging Leader Award for the United Way of Central Ohio and has been recognized with numerous other leadership and community service awards. Currently, Garrison serves on the Board of Directors for BuildOn, an international nonprofit empowering U.S. urban youth to transform their neighborhoods and the world, and the Columbus Marathon Diversity Advisory Council.

About The Jacobson Group:

The Jacobson Group is the leading global provider of insurance talent. For more than 45 years, we have been connecting insurance organizations with professionals from the board room to the back room on both a permanent and temporary basis. We offer a variety of solutions including executive search, professional recruiting, emerging talent, RPO, temporary staffing, subject matter experts, and onsite and work-at-home operations support. Regardless of the need or situation, Jacobson is the insurance talent solution. Further information is available at


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