Margaret Resce Milkint

Managing Partner, The Jacobson Group


Margaret Resce Milkint is a talent strategist and a diversity and inclusion catalyst.

As Managing Partner of The Jacobson Group and a member of the firm’s Executive Management Team, Margaret is a key ambassador in establishing strategic client relationships and broadening the firm’s breadth of insurance talent solutions. Her passion lies in counseling clients on leadership selection and she has successfully managed countless executive searches during her more than 30 years with the firm.

Margaret’s executive search career spans domestic and global C-suite, executive management and Board of Director roles with depth in the property and casualty, life, health and reinsurance sectors. She has successfully conducted searches in disciplines such as actuarial, analytics, underwriting, claims, operations, risk, finance, legal, technology, sales and marketing.

Margaret is a Trustee and Vice-Chair for The Actuarial Foundation and a Board Member for the Illinois Technology Foundation. Additionally, she serves as a member of the Society of Actuaries Employers Council and is a member of the Chicago Finance Exchange. Her expertise on career and recruiting issues is widely-recognized; and as such, she is an active industry speaker and thought leader.

Margaret is a champion for diversity, inclusion and intersectionality in the insurance industry. She co-founded the Women’s Insurance Networking Group (WING), a platform for networking and career development among female and enlightened male insurance professionals. Margaret is also U.S. Chair of The Insurance Supper Club, a global forum for senior industry leaders; Chair of the Million Women Mentors Women in Insurance Initiative; and North American Dive In Champion.

Margaret received her bachelor's degree in English from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

The Jacobson Group

The Jacobson Group is the leading global provider of insurance talent. For nearly 50 years, Jacobson has been connecting organizations with insurance professionals at all levels across all industry verticals. We provide an array of services including executive search, professional recruiting, temporary staffing and subject matter experts. Regardless of the need or situation, Jacobson is the insurance talent solution. Further information is available at

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