FOR KNOX COUNTY TRUSTEE 2022
Knox County is a flourishing community with competitive schools, booming commercial development and growing business environment.
In running for Knox County Trustee, Richard aims to continue the existing positive growth in Knox County while bringing in his expertise to the table. He will provide local solutions to assure we continue to attract the best talent and resources that are critical our future success though partnering with elected legislators.
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Richard holds a B.S. from Clarkson in Engineering, M.S. in Management from Clarkson, General Management degree from Columbia, Executive education in the BMS program at Harvard and Lean Management from University of Tennessee.
During past 20 plus years Richard has held critical positions from chief procurement office for Eaton Corporation with $8B in spend to president of a $800M division. These experiences taught me how to manage large budgets, identify revenue improvements, and drive accountability.
Some people were born in the right town and it took our family moving to Knox County to know home. Family first. Married my high school sweet heart and have 3 children, Chandler a lawyer for Right Side Compliance, Brianna a consultant for PWC and my son is attending University of Boulder.
Richard Jacobs has a reputation for finding solutions to difficult problems. As an elected official, he will bring a high level of personal responsibility, ethics and dedication to making Knox County the best it can be.