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Jacobs is a fierce friend to brands and their sales teams.

A culture of

We’re more than a conduit into Target.


We’re an ally. An advocate. A fiercely loyal friend. 

Our culture empowers decision making, taking smart risks, and discovering new ways to make business run better. In fact, the Star Tribune awarded Jacobs a Top 150 workplace and special recognition in the category of New Ideas.

We approach business from a vendor-centric point of view. Our leadership and team has worked at all levels at Target and consumer brands large and small. We begin with building a lasting relationship by working relentlessly to build trust and finding new ways to improve your business. The end result  is a partnership that is high-touch and focused on driving business


And we have a lot of fun along the way.

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Lead with purpose.
Our core

We are a team

We are fierce friends

We explore courageously

We own it

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Meet us.
Our leadership

Our team is obsessed with driving results for our partners.

Jackie Gibney


Steve Ripple

VP of Insights and Innovation

Torre Kastner

Director - Sr. Category Manager

Brian Stanchfield

VP of Customer Development

Erin McGinn

Director of Account Management

Kristen Gillette

VP of Category Management

Mark von Oven

Director of Data, Analytics, and Design

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Phone: 612.315.4700 | Address: 45 S 7th St. Ste. 2100 Minneapolis, MN 55402