Jake is the director of government affairs for Rentokil-Terminix, the world’s largest pest control company based in Reading, Pennsylvania. In this role, Jake draws upon his many years of experience in advocacy, politics, and state and federal lobbying to protect people, enhance lives, and preserve our planet. His role includes representing the company at the federal level and in all fifty state governments. Prior to his current role, Jake was a lobbyist for a national trade association representing federal credit unions before Congress and was the lead on state government affairs for another national trade association representing the pest control industry. Since graduating, Jake has volunteered through many avenues within the College of the Liberal Arts and participates as a mentor in the Liberal Arts Alumni Mentor Program. Jake received the inaugural Penn State Department of History Outstanding Young Alumni Award in 2021, recognizing his success as a leader and dedication to Penn State. He resides in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania.