Jake Jacobs rejoins Roca after a 2 year absence. He is our new Chief Advancement Officer. Mr. Jacobs has over 30 years of Executive Sales and Marketing experience in the Medical Device industry and the Secure Credit and Payment Card industry. He has in depth knowledge and experience in managing successful commercial businesses. He has been most successful in creating great teams of people focused on common goals. He has experienced solid results in Fortune 100 corporations, Start-up Companies, Family-Owned businesses and recently the non-profit world. He has intimate knowledge as to the workings and challenges of social enterprises. He has created and managed 3 separate social enterprises over the past 5 years with different non-profits serving at-risk populations. His true love however is helping young people realize their dreams despite the significant barriers they may face. He is involved in the Samaritans Suicide Prevention Crisis Line, Reads to the Blind for Radio Station WTAD and sits on the Board of Directors for the ARC of Greater Plymouth County. Mr. Jacobs holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Connecticut.