Krista Jacobson has been with Tamar Fink since June 2005. Throughout her career at Tamar Fink, she has had various roles and responsibilities, which ultimately led to her transition into the role of Director of Operations.
Krista graduated from the University of Minnesota in 2005 with degrees in Psychology and Family Social Science, and was the Sales Lead at Bath and Body Works prior to joining the Tamar Fink team. Krista maintains her Minnesota state license for Life, Accident and Health and is continuously finding ways to learn and grow.
She is extremely organized, polite and efficient. Her prowess in dealing with both clients and vendors on the phone is unparalleled. As a Case Manager, she has worked on complex, demanding and detail oriented projects daily with clients, advisors and insurance underwriters. Krista uses her strengths acquired over the years to support the roles of the advisors and staff and to oversee and improve the firm’s operations.
Krista has a love for traveling, music, sunshine and spending time with her family and friends. Krista lives in Saint Paul with her husband, Jesse, their son Jonah and their miniature dachshund, Lily.
“Tamar Fink is changing the face of philanthropy.” -Don Shelby, Washburn Center for Children’s $25 million Capital Campaign Chair & former WCCO TV Anchor
“I’ve been working in philanthropy for nearly 30 years. I know my business. I have never seen this type of creativity.” -Michael Geis, Fundraising Executive at Eddie Thompson & Associates
“Tamar Fink truly understands philanthropy and how to complete, not just propose, gifts.” - Joel Mandel, Executive Director – Sholom Foundation
“I am acutely aware that it was the creativity and experience of your team that brought this incredibly generous gift to light and to a successful conclusion.” - Mort Naiman, Minneapolis Jewish Federation
“When you drive past a construction site where a new wing is being built, it most likely has been funded through a gift created and completed by Tamar Fink.” -Scott Nelson, Estate Planning Attorney at Hellmuth & Johnson PLLC
“Tamar Fink’s “gift multiplier” concepts have great appeal to our donors who are seeking to make the maximum impact on our college, on our faculty and on our students. Thank you, Tamar Fink!” -Paul Pribbenow, Augsburg College President