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Personal Financial Planning

Dr. Jacob Sybrowsky - Young Guns Award Recipient


Dr. Jacob Sybrowsky

Jacob P. Sybrowsky, Ph.D. CRC®
Associate Dean
Woodbury School of Business
Utah Valley University

As the founder and subsequent first Director of the Personal Financial Planning program at Utah Valley University, Dr. Jacob P. Sybrowsky is passionate about program development and engaged learning or “Delta" experiences for students. In his current position as the Associate Dean of the Woodbury School of Business, Sybrowsky utilizes his expertise in program creation by mentoring faculty and program directors of award winning programs and facilitating community and industry outreach opportunities. Prior to joining the Woodbury School of Business, Dr. Sybrowsky taught as a Graduate Instructor in the Personal Financial Planning program at Texas Tech University.  

Sybrowsky holds a Ph.D. in Personal Financial Planning from Texas Tech University. He graduated from BYU with a Master's degree in Marriage, Family, and Human Development and a Bachelor's degree in Linguistics with a minor in Korean. His research focus is on inheritance and wealth transfers with an emphasis on personal and behavioral characteristics that can predict changes in wealth accumulation as well as program development and student development issues surrounding Financial Planning programs and students.    

On the rare occasion when he isn't working, Jacob enjoys spending time with his wonderful wife, Carrie, and “most beautiful little girls in the world”- daughters, Elizabeth, Catherine, Ruth & Jane.  As a family, they spend time running together and enjoy developing their heirloom garden.  Most recently they have added beekeeping to a growing list of family hobbies.