Jake joined Jon Landau’s executive search practice in 2018 to help establish SPMB’s presence in the Denver and Boulder area. Prior to SPMB, Jake was a Professional Recruiter at Brooksource, where he placed senior level tech consultants for Fortune 500 companies across the Denver Metro Area. Jake has had many different jobs, all revolving around working with people. One of his most life-changing jobs was being a character performer at Disney World.
As a Denver native, Jake has been able to watch Denver develop into the Tech hub it is today. Watching this evolution has allowed him to develop strong relationships within the community. He is an active member at the Denver Athletic Club, where he sits on the young professional’s committee. He graduated from Colorado State University (CSU) with a B.A. in Media Communications. Jake remains very active within CSU’s alumni network.
Depending on the time of year you can find Jake cheering on the Broncos or the Rockies, watching Modern Family, or hiking in the mountains.
What is the hardest thing you’ve ever done?
Running a half marathon. What’s even harder is trying to convince myself to run a full marathon.
What sports star would you most like to meet?
Would love to hang out and give a mile high salute to Terrell Davis from the Denver Broncos. If Charlie Blackmon from the Rockies could hang too, that would be amazing!
What are your favorite books/movies?
Favorite movies include: Interstellar, Field of Dreams, October Sky, and Caddyshack.
Favorite books include: Creativity Inc., Good to Great, and Misbehaving.
What’s the most non-traditional job you’ve ever had?
Transitioning from being a Pharmacy Technician to… as we say in the business “being friends” with Goofy, Woody, Sully, Beast, Mr. Incredible, Frozone, Green Army Man, and Captain Hook at Disney World.
Which band would you love to tour with?
Zac Brown Band