Sen. Mike Jacobson
Appointed to Nebraska Legislature: Feb. 23, 2022, to replace Mike Groene, who resigned
Born Nov. 26, 1953, in Hastings.
Education: Graduate of Sutton Public High School (1972); University of Nebraska, Lincoln (B.S. in agricultural economics/agricultural education (1976); Colorado Graduate School of Banking (1984); RMA Loan Management School, Columbus, Ohio (1989).
Family: Married Julie Bergmeier, Dec. 29, 1975; two children: Mary and Josh.
Occupation: Bank chair/president and CEO; farmer
Member: Nebraska Bankers Association; Nebraska Independent Community Bankers; North Platte Sunrise Rotary Club; North Platte Ambassadors; board, Great Plains Health; board, Agriculture Builders of Nebraska, Inc. (president); Governors Agricultural Advisory Council; University of Nebraska President’s Advisory Council; CARET delegate, University of Nebraska.
Former member: chair, executive council, correspondent committee, lending committee, government relations committee, Team 21, contact bankers program, dues task force; strategic planning task force, Nebraska Bankers Association; government relations council, agricultural banking advisory working group, government relations council administrative committee, federal home loan bank committee chair, American Bankers Association; North Platte Airport Authority (chair); North Platte Redevelopment Authority (chair); North Platte Development Corporation (president); board, Great Plains Health Care Foundation (president); board, North Platte Public Schools Foundation (president); board, North Platte Ambassadors; Agriculture Builders of Nebraska, Inc. (president); Great Plains Health Care Foundation Committee (chair); Nebraska Diplomats; board, Schools of Banking (vice chair); board, Museum of Nebraska Art.
Honors and awards: Nebraska Agriculture Hall of Achievement