About JAF

In January 2006, Jean Farmer launched JAF Research, Inc. JAF Research specializes in senior level executive research covering the major industry sectors including Consumer Goods/Retail, Energy/Chemicals, Banking/Financial Services, Industrial Manufacturing, Healthcare/Pharmaceuticals and Technology. Research support services include Name Generation/ID, Target List Development, Large Desktop Research Projects, and Candidate Development.

About Jean Farmer

Jean Farmer is the Founder and President of JAF Research. Prior to this, Jean spent seven years with Spencer Stuart and Associates, a leading international executive search firm. While at Spencer Stuart, she was Director of the Central Research Department. In this capacity, Jean led a team of researchers dedicated to supporting the North American offices with name generation and I.D. research.

Prior to joining Spencer Stuart, Jean held various management positions at a major retailer.

Jean is a graduate of DePaul University. She resides in Wheaton, IL with her husband and three children.


JAF Research, Inc. is comprised of a team of highly experienced senior researchers, covering all professional industries and functional areas.