Barron & Jacobs Continues Its Tradition of Melding Old and New

| February 21, 2017

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“I’ve been with the company since it opened in 1986,” said Jacobs, who succeeded his father, Cecil Jacobs, last year as president of Barron & Jacobs Associates Inc. “I was 15 then, working summers, and I kept working summers through college.”

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