Jacob became the president of the US Hemp Building Association in October 2020. He is leading the Board of Directors in focusing on building the infrastructure of the organization and pushing forward certification and education initiatives to help set the groundwork for the future of the industry.
Jacob has a science background with years in engineering in manufacturing environments and running businesses. His mission in life is to make a positive impact on the world around him. This sometimes manifests as empowering people around him to reach greater heights and other times can be seen as a relentless drive to accomplish tasks that he sees as important. He is a natural leader who believes that teams make the difference and that carefully analyzes situations to achieve success. He believes in win-win agreements and holds honesty and kindness as important virtues.
Jacob is also the COO of Ology Essentials and the founder of Hemp Shiv Technologies.