LOS ANGELES, USA // Jake is a veteran brand builder and growth marketing leader with deep experience across consumer brands, luxury fashion, digital and e-commerce, consumer packaged goods, and food + beverage/hospitality industries. Jake brought his signature human centered design and thought-leadership to each of these sectors while building successful brands that scale and excel to this day. He has played an integral role in shepherding a number of brands through their high growth and adoption phases including eHOW, LIVESTRONG, JAKE Clothing, Haute Couture French Bubbles, Ayesha Curry’s International Smoke, and Chef Michael Mina’s empire of restaurants.
During his time with MINA, Jake oversaw branding and market adoption for 45+ different worldwide locations across 10 brands delivering $220M+ in annual revenues. Prior to MINA, Jake served as Creative Director at JAKE where he managed a lifecycle of four seasonal product lines as well as developing a unique custom operation that could operate at scale to deliver $10M+ in annual revenues and secure a success exit for stakeholders.
Jake serves as MAISON BLOOM’s resident community activist through collaborative works and impact initiatives including NCIA’s Marketing & Advertising Committee, DEI Advisory Board Member for Trailblazers, and the Rolling Stone Culture Council. Jake holds a BA from UC Berkeley, dual Masters of Arts from DePaul University, and a joint MBA from Pepperdine University and Oxford University.