Jarrod Forbes

Vice President

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Jarrod is an accomplished executive with more than fifteen years of diverse experience as a state regulatory official, a public affairs professional, a business development leader, and a government affairs expert. Jarrod began his career developing legislative and public policy action plans for the Kansas Commissioner of Insurance and served as federal liaison for the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC).

In 2006, Jarrod became the Principal of Benchmark Communications and represented clients in various sectors including state and federal renewable energy, healthcare, and manufacturing. Jarrod joined his Benchmark client, UnitedHealth Group, in 2010 and was Vice President of State Government Affairs prior to joining Rockwood in 2015.

Jarrod earned his BA degree from The University of Kansas.