Spencer, IA (KICD)–Potential United States Senate Candidate Mark Jacobs will be on hand for a meet and greet event in Spencer next week.
The founder of Reaching Higher Iowa, Jacobs’ profile notes that he also teaches a capstone business strategy class to graduating seniors at Iowa State University. He joined Reliant Energy as CFO in 2002 when it was near bankruptcy and under state and federal investigations and was part of a team that managed a turnaround that saved the company. In 2007, at the age of 45, he was named CEO, one of the youngest at the helm of a Fortune 500 company.
Mark Jacobs is touring the state as he gauges a potential run for the Republican nomination to fill the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Tom Harkin.
Wednesday’s meet and greet will start at 6:00 p.m. at the Spencer Pizza Ranch.