SOLAR PROJECT DEVELOPER
Jake joined the StraightUp Solar team in early 2021 as a Project Developer. He attended William Jewell College and earned a bachelor’s degree in Music and Business. Jake had previously built a full service insurance company and sold it to his partners to get into the green industry. He has always wanted to play a role in the health of our planet and solar is the cleanest most affordable way to provide clean energy to people all over the world. Jake has several years of experience in solar sales in the St. Louis area.
Jake has many hobbies. Sports ranging from football, racquetball, baseball, water and snow skiing. Outdoors activities like deer hunting, fishing, floating, camping and hiking. He also plays the cello as a primary instrument and plays a few other instruments as well. He enjoys throwing darts and shooting pool with friends on the weekend. His favorite day of the week is Friday which is when he has a date night with one of his three kids! He spends 3 or 4 hours having fun with them bowling, riding go carts, arcade, trampoline park, and doing anything fun a kid would want to do!
Jake stated “I am truly excited to be a part of the solar revolution and play my role in the sustaining the health of our planet! I am grateful for the opportunity to be part of a world class company and part of a revolution that improves the health of our planet. For the rest of my career I will be in the green industry. Solar in particular has the potential to make the biggest difference in the health of our planet while providing clean energy to consumers all over the globe. I am driven and grateful to be a part of that while making a good living for my family!”