Jake currently manages Verity Credit Union located in Ballard, he has worked there since 2018. He is involved with several community events including Ballard Seafoodfest, Octoberfest, and Ballard Night Out among many other local activities. He is continuously learning about DEI work and truly love helping people in Ballard. He loves working for a credit union who values people, planet and prosperity. Both Verity and Sustainable Ballard have similar values and this is what drew him to Sustainable Ballard.

Jake was born on Whidbey Island and raised in Washington. He has degree in business management from WGU and is a former collegiate basketball player. Since then, Jake has worked in the financial industry for 10 years. He is a former Ballard resident as well. Currently he lives in Mountlake Terrace with his wife, daughter June, 2 cats and 2 dogs (Yorki and Corgi). Jake loves the PNW and enjoy all things outdoors including kayaking, camping, hiking and backpacking.