Jacob J. Hong

  • AIF®
  • C(k)P®
  • CEPA®
  • MBA

Chief Operating Officer

Jacob oversees the Business Services Division and technology at Archford. Archford Business Services includes Retirement Plans and Business Value Consulting.  Jacob delivers truly independent and transparent 401(k) Offering that is CEFEX certified.

Archford Consulting is laser focused on bringing a unique value maximization process to small and mid-sized business owners so they are able to harvest the wealth and minimize taxes.  Jacob has built Archford’s consulting model with a clear focus on client communications and meeting or exceeding customer expectations.

As Chief Technology Officer of Archford Capital Strategies, Jacob is responsible for bringing best-in-class technology that translates to a richer customer experience and clearly sets Archford apart from other advisors.

Prior to Archford, Jacob worked at a large international consulting company for 13 years specializing in systems integration and business processes. Jacob earned his undergraduate degree in Accounting from Eastern Illinois University, and his M.B.A from Northern Illinois University. He is also a proud veteran of the U.S. Navy earning his National Defense Service award for serving during the Persian Gulf War.  Jacob lives in Caseyville, IL with his wife, Laura, and two sons Andrew and Jack.  In his spare time, Jacob enjoys passing down the martial arts to his sons and students.