Jacob is the CPO and Co-Founder of Block Lawncare. He's married to his beautiful wife, Camille, and they have the cutest Golden-doodle puppy named Mille. Yes... she has her own Instagram. Together, they love hiking, skiing, traveling and soaking up the sun.
Previously, Jacob was an award-winning designer, Principal and the Director of Digital at MESH, a full-service branding and advertising agency, where he led a team of designers, writers, strategists and project managers to create beautiful human experiences.
Along with Abe Felix, Jacob also co-founded the podcast network and production company, Parachute.fm. As the host of their flagship podcast, altBR, Jacob has had over 100 conversations with Baton Rouge’s most notable change makers, celebrating their work to make Baton Rouge a better place. Last year, the Parachute.fm team brought together the city’s movers and shakers for The altBR Summit to hear from speakers such as Mayor Sharon Broome, Metromorphesis founder, Pastor Raymond Jetson and Walls Project CEO, Casey Phillips, as they inspired and cast vision for the city.
Following in their footsteps to move the city forward, Jacob has volunteered with a variety of local organizations including CASA, Futures Fund, Boy’s & Girl’s Club and Junior Achievement. He’s also served on the board of Dream Teachers, Laurel Oaks Elementary and Mid City Makers Market, bringing his expertise in human-centered design to education and community events. As a result of his efforts in the Baton Rouge community, he was named one of 225 Magazine’s 2018 People to Watch and a Great Futures honoree by Boy's and Girl's Club of Baton Rouge.