RACHEL JACOBS is senior vice president and head of key accounts for the wirehouse channel with Delaware Investments. She and her team are responsible for developing relationships and enhancing the understanding of the firm’s capabilities and product solutions among key retail distribution partners. Prior to joining Delaware Investments in May 2010, she served as vice president and national account manager at Goldman Sachs, where she managed relationships across several business groups and product areas at various broker dealers. Previously, Jacobs served as a director of strategic relations at Lord Abbett, and she began her career at Merrill Lynch. She earned her B.S. with a dual major in economics and political science and a minor in communications from the University of Rhode Island.