Ned Jacobs has devoted most of his professional career to causes. He founded a private school for children with learning disabilities in 1972 in Los Angeles and served as it's Executive Director until 1992. He then worked for Kaplan Educational Centers as a center director and then National Director of Partnership Development, then started his own consulting practice providing corporations with training in marketing alliances with colleges & universities. Since 2012, he and his wife, Tina, and son, Chris have worked in the insurance industry and own the Allstate Agency located at 1547 S. St. Francis Drive, Santa Fe. He is the proud father of 3 children and 3 grandchildren, enjoys tennis, cooking, gardening and he is the Solace Crisis Center Board President.