Teresa Jacobs

Orange County Mayor

Prior to holding public office, Mayor Jacobs served as President of Orange County Homeowner’s Association Alliance (an organization that represented approximately 100 neighborhoods).

Mayor Jacobs is known as a champion of ethics, school and road concurrency reform and is a strong advocate of public participation in the governmental process. She will continue to push for these initiatives while also leading many others throughout her term in office.

Before beginning her career in politics, Mayor Jacobs graduated Cum Laude from Florida State University with a degree in Economics and had a successful nine-year career in banking. She managed the bank’s short-term investments as well as evaluated and approved the bank’s investment strategies and earning profits while minimizing overall risk.

Teresa Jacobs and her husband, Bruce, have been married for more than 30 years and are the proud parents of Josh, Max, Lisa and Chase, who are all now young adults.

The Orange County Mayor holds a permanent seat.

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