Jacob’s interest in nutrition-based therapies began at age 18 when he was diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder. After graduating from college, he began working in the nutritional supplement industry while completing prerequisite classes to attend naturopathic school. He decided to continue in the supplement industry and has since held numerous positions including Chief Operations Officer and Chief Innovation Officer and has managed teams responsible for product development, manufacturing, procurement, customer service, fulfillment and regulatory aspects. Jacob has also served on an executive team tasked with design, construction, and operations of a cGMP manufacturing facility and the expansion of fulfillment operations.
Jacob is also a full-time student at the University of Bridgeport on schedule to complete his MS in Human Nutrition in December 2021 and plans to pursue certification as a Certified Nutrition Specialist. He also completed the CLIMB Herbalism course and earned a certificate in current Good Manufacturing Practices. Over the past several years, he has been a member of the American Botanical Council and American Herbal Products Association.