Joy Jacobsen
Joy was born and raised in Orland Park, Illinois. She started doing gymnastics at an early age.
It was then that she began learning lessons regarding hard work, persistence and determination.
She continued her gymnastics career throughout high school and also found a new passion in cross
country running. Joy attended Eastern Illinois University, where she shifted her drive and determination
from athletics to academics. Joy graduated from Eastern with a Master’s in Business Administration.
Shortly after graduation, she successfully passed the CPA exam. At Burke America, Joy focuses on financial
reporting, compliance and bottom line financial growth. In her free time, Joy enjoys yoga, reading, going
to the pool and spending time with her family, husband Adam and Chihuahua Pixie.