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 Director of Operations.
Krista is a self-motivated individual with determination to reach goals and make improvements where she can. She has excellent written and verbal communication skills and is extremely organized, polite and efficient. The way she handles clients, colleagues and vendors with thought and care is unparalleled. In her role as a Case Manager she was involved in many 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, to oversee and improve the firm’s operations and continues to make a positive impact.
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 has a love for being active, traveling, music, nature, sunshine and spending time with family and friends. She loves watching her son learn and grow and enjoys attending and participating in his extracurricular activities.
“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