Our Team

CHRIS JACOBI, PRESIDENT

In 1995, Chris Jacobi was recruited by his mentor, Jean Kelley, to begin a career in the Recruiting and Staffing business. Three years later, he founded JKP Staffing & Search. In January of 2018, Chris acquired AcctKnowledge and became the company’s CEO. Over the years, his dedication to the profession has established substantial relationships that have served a diverse list of clientele. With offices in Tulsa and Oklahoma City, the company provides staffing and recruiting solutions throughout both Metropolitan areas

Chris received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Oklahoma State University in 1994. He has been a member of Rotary Club of Tulsa since 1995 and the Tulsa Chamber of Commerce since 1998. He is an active member of the Oklahoma Association of Personnel Consultants, served on the board of the American Diabetes Association, served as a fundraising chair for the Ronald McDonald House, and has been a member of the Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce since 2005.

In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family, coaching youth sports, and reading a variety of autobiographies. Chris loves Oklahoma State athletics, the Oklahoma City Thunder, and many other sporting events throughout Oklahoma.

Email: [email protected]  Direct Phone: 918-764-7070

Tulsa Office

ALESHA JACOB, STAFFING COORDINATOR

Alesha Jacob has multiple years of experience in customer service as well as office management. In her role as Staffing Coordinator, Alesha aims to provide the smooth operation of our office and administrative functions. In her free time, Alesha enjoys spending time with her family and traveling to new places. She also enjoys spending time outdoors and gardening.

Email: [email protected]  Direct Phone: 918-764-6230

JULIANA JACOBI, HR ADMINISTRATOR

Juliana joined AcctKnowledge as the Office Administrator in 2004 after several years in the oil and gas industry. She transitioned to HR Administrator in 2015 focusing on payroll, benefits, employee relations, compliance, diversity program development, and IT Help Desk.

Email: [email protected]

Marlena Compston, Recruiting Manager

Marlena Compston joined AcctKnowledge in 2019 as Recruiting Manager. She is responsible for developing and earning new business by partnering with clients to place Direct Hire, Contract, and Contract-to-Hire professionals in Accounting, Finance, Administrative, HR and Legal roles in the Tulsa metro area.

Prior to working at AcctKnowledge, Marlena was the Managing Partner of a recruiting firm focused on oil and gas recruiting with experience in other industries including aerospace, marketing, lumber, and medical. She is passionate about recruiting and loves to see win-win situations for both AcctKnowledge clients and candidates. She is married to a KSU grade who is a hydraulics engineer, is mom to 3 awesome human beings and their spouses, 4 bonus human beings, and grandma to four grandbabies ranging in ages from 1 to 16. Marlena will graduate from the University of Oklahoma in May 2020 with her bachelor’s degree in Organizational Leadership.

Outside of work, you will find Marlena enjoying time with family and friends, adding more flowers to her flower gardens, or trying to sneak away to spend time at the beach somewhere tropical.  

Email: [email protected]  Direct Phone: 918-764-6227 

OKC Office

JENNY RAY, BRANCH MANAGER

Jenny Ray joined AcctKnowledge in 2012 as an Account Representative. She was promoted to Branch Manager of the Oklahoma City Staffing Division in 2014 and specializes in placing Temporary, Temp-to-Hire, and Direct Hire administrative, accounting, banking/mortgage, legal and clerical professionals in the OKC and Metro Areas. She is passionate about finding the right match between AcctKnowledge’s clients and candidates. Jenny earned her Associates in Diversified Studies from OKC Community College and studied Human Relations at OU. Prior to joining the team, she worked in Business Development and Marketing. Jenny is a wife, mom, and a loyal Oklahoma Sooners and OKC Thunder fan.

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SARAH STRINGER, STAFFING Consultant

Sarah joined AcctKnowledge in 2016 as the Front Office Coordinator. She is responsible for managing all administrative and payroll aspects of the Front Office while assisting with clients, candidates and special projects. Sarah has worked in customer service for several years and has a passion for helping others. She loves the OKC Thunder, cheers on the Texas Longhorns and is a default OSU Cowboys fan in a House Divided. When Sarah isn’t in the office she is spending time with her family and friends. She shares two puppies with her husband and couldn’t be more proud to be their dog-mom.

Email: [email protected]

RAELYNN KING, STAFFING COORDINATOR

RaeLynn joined AcctKnowledge in 2019 as the Front Office Coordinator. She is responsible for managing administrative tasks in the Oklahoma City Office such as, completing the onboarding process for new hires, assisting candidates with the interview process, providing payroll support, and additional duties that ensure the front office is running smoothly. RaeLynn earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Haskell Indian Nations University in May of 2019 and is currently working on obtaining her MBA from Southeastern Oklahoma State University. She has several years of experience in customer service and office administration. In her free time, RaeLynn likes to spend time with her two bichons Lily, and Bella, and her fiancé Tyler.

Email: [email protected] 

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