James F. (Jim) Jacobsen was named Executive Director of Culpeper Baptist Retirement Community in September 2015. His employment with Virginia Baptist Homes (VBH) began in August 1991 when he served as Director of Dining Services at the Culpeper campus. In 1995, he began 20 years of service at Lakewood, the VBH retirement community located in Richmond, VA. Jim was instrumental in coordinating and facilitating a number of initiatives at Lakewood. He played key roles during various organizational transitions while serving at Lakewood. Jim was often described as the face of “Customer Service” while serving as Administrator of Resident Life at Lakewood for many years.
Jim is a licensed Nursing Home Administrator in the Commonwealth of Virginia and holds an Associate Degree of Applied Science with a major in Business Management and has completed the Certified Dietary Managers Program from the University of Florida. Jim maintains his certification through the Association of Nutrition and Food Service Professionals. He is an active member of the International Facility Managers Association and long term member and past Chairman within LeadingAge Virginia.