As Campaign and Government Affairs Director, Jake brings more than a decade of experience to the team in Colorado. At S360, he’s responsible for developing and managing campaigns of all sizes and leading advocacy programs at local governments throughout Colorado.
Jake most recently managed Denver Mayor Michael Hancock’s re-election campaign, guiding the Mayor through a competitive runoff election to a 13%-point win and a third term. In recent years, Jake led statewide and local ballot measures, including Denver’s 2017 slate of seven bond measures and the 2015 National Western Center and tourism tax measure. He’s advised policymakers and civic leaders on winning policies, crafted compelling messaging and managed data-driven communications and advocacy programs.
Throughout his career, Jake has built statewide and congressional organizing campaigns, including a cycle overseeing field programs in western and midwestern states for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. Jake’s portfolio has included polling and research for candidates for Governor, U.S. Senate, Congress and local ballot measures.
Jake is a graduate of Metropolitan State University of Denver with a B.A. in political science. He lives in Denver with his wife, Kelly, and their dog, Lula.