Jake brings broad expertise in account and brand management, digital strategy, communications, and fundraising to his role in business development at Journey Group. Drawing from a background in agency work and in higher education, his generous, encouraging nature fuels his remarkable ability to set up our clients—and our creative teams—for shared success. As a graduate of the University of Virginia who was also raised in Charlottesville, Jake’s commitment to the community runs deep. He is proudly married to a middle school teacher, and together they enjoy taking urban hikes with their two dogs, cooking, and gardening.
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