South Florida

Elizabeth Jacobs

Executive Vice President

Elizabeth has more than 15 years in executive search and has been with Steven Douglas Associates since 2002. In her current role as Senior Vice President – Finance and Accounting Search, she oversees the Finance and Accounting recruiting teams and shares her knowledge and enthusiasm with new recruiters throughout the company. Her practice is focused on providing executive search services in the financial arena for mid-market to Fortune 500 companies. The scope of her services includes accounting, financial reporting, finance, treasury, tax and audit searches from mid-level management to “C” level executives.

Before joining Steven Douglas Associates, Elizabeth managed two branch offices of an international search firm for four years. Prior to entering the search industry, she worked for Morgan Stanley for seven years in the areas of corporate tax, investment banking and corporate accounting.

Elizabeth is currently active with a number of non-profit organizations. Most notably, she has helped raise over $1 million over the last three years for Joe DiMaggio’s Children’s Hospital as chair of the Diamond Angel’s Gala, their largest annual fund raiser. Additionally, she serves on the board of the South Florida Business Forum and stays active with the Broward Partnership for the Homeless, Women’s Executive Leadership (WEL) and the United Way Women’s Leadership Program.

In 2013, Elizabeth was honored by the South Florida Business Journal as one of South Florida’s top 25 Most Influential Business Women who have provided remarkable service to their communities, as well as their employers.

Elizabeth earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Fairleigh Dickinson University and her MBA from Fordham University. When not in the office, Elizabeth likes to spend time with her family including her husband, two children and her two dogs.

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