Chris Jacoby is a native to Kansas, raised in Augusta. Growing up as the youngest of five children in a blended family, Chris is no stranger to competition and hard work. Chris joined Waddell & Reed May of 2018 as the branch manager in Wichita, KS. “I am performance driven and always want to be successful in my endeavors.” Chris has attended Northwest Missouri State University, Butler Community College and Wichita State University.
Chris started as a young man in the insurance business in 1991 fulfilling his desire to be rewarded for hard work and blaze his own trail. Within two years of starting in the business, Chris became a manger and has been a manager for the last 25 years. He quickly discovered that along with helping clients with their financial needs, he was passionate about teaching and coaching others. As a member of the Waddell & Reed leadership team of Central Kansas, Chris is dedicated to helping the Financial Advisors leverage their strengths and build successful practices.
Chris and his wife Terri married in 1993. They have three children, Olivia, Jack and Grant. Chris enjoys time with his family as well as outdoor activities and watching sports. He is a dedicated Royals baseball and Chiefs football fan. Chris is also involved with Kidzcope; an organization that provides the opportunity for children, teens and their families to learn lifelong coping skills after the death of a loved one. Chris is also a member of Life Church in Wichita, KS.
Chris is very thankful to have such a rewarding position at Waddell & Reed. Chris states “I get such satisfaction and pride in coaching others to enhance their lives by pursuing their full potential.” Chris focuses his professional and personal life serving others.
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