Director of Business & Project Development
Jake is responsible for expanding GRID’s triple bottom line impact through the creation and management of scalable commercial scale solar financing and project development models. His professional background is in program management, marketing and development for social businesses and nonprofits. Jake has been with GRID since October 2014, and previously led fundraising and multi-family project development efforts for the Colorado affiliate. Before joining GRID, Jake directed and helped develop a financial and health coaching program, led a free income qualified tax-preparation service, and co-founded a social enterprise focused on helping a community of artists in post-earthquake Haiti. Jake is an AmeriCorps VISTA alumni and holds a bachelor's degree in Community Development and Applied Economics from the University of Vermont.