A little about Jake…
Jake is a former professional athlete turned businessman, entrepreneur, and inspirational speaker with over 15 years of experience. He is the Executive Vice President of Element5 Digital, where he is responsible for managing the day-to-day functions of the agency’s business.
“I am addicted to brand evolution, allergic to status quo and learn something new every day.”
Jake is mostly known for his LinkedIn persona, where he has grown a following under his #FailForward motivational posts and videos. At age 32, he was selected as one of the L. Brooks Oakland County Executive’s Elite 40 Under 40. In 2020, he was keynote speaker for TEDxDetroit. In 2021, he was keynote speaker for the Purpose Summit 2021.
Jake credits most of his success to his to his supportive and loving family, including his wife and their four children (Cayden, Connor, Noah, and August).
In his spare time, Jake loves to be on the water fishing, playing video games, drawing or traveling and making memories with his family.