CAFNR Faculty Member Appointed to Nationwide Insurance Board

Keri Jacobs

Keri Jacobs has accepted a role on the Nationwide Board Council for Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company. Jacobs is an associate professor of agricultural and applied economics, the MFA Chair in Agribusiness, and executive director of the Graduate Institute of Cooperative Leadership (GICL).

Nationwide’s Board Council is a non-policy making advisory board that helps Nationwide be and remain a leader in the risk management issues that face agriculture today and into the future to ensure a safe, vibrant and growing community.

Jacobs views this service as an important avenue for gaining insights into the topics and challenges relevant in the agriculture and food value chain, as well as for networking and promoting the University of Missouri and GICL within the ag and food industry.