Jake has led the supply chain, purchasing, and customer experience team at APPLIED since 2019, but his relationship with APPLIED goes back more than a decade—he was an APPLIED customer for 10+ years before he joined the team. At previous positions in the auto, insurance, and dairy industries; Jake spent more than 13 years in global strategic sourcing and supply chain management. He’s also a successful entrepreneur who founded a procurement consultancy and a data analytics firm.
Jake has a bachelor of business administration degree (Finance and economics) from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. He also holds a variety of professional certifications including Certified Supply Chain Management Professional (CSCMP), Project Management Professional (PMP), and Lean Six Sigma (Green Belt). Outside of work, he spends time supporting local schools and programs for people in need in his community.