Jacob is the Director of Public Affairs at Collaborate, a Los Angeles based public affairs firm. He draws upon his extensive experience in local and state government relations – including policy analysis, community outreach, and lobbying. Previously, he served as the Director of Public Policy and Economic Development at the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, where he focused on transforming the organization’s advocacy strategy through increased member engagement and enhancing their development project review and support process. In this capacity he has worked closely with numerous developers in Hollywood on some of the most impactful projects in the region, conveying the Chamber’s support throughout the entitlement process to key elected officials, departments, commissions, and key stakeholders through public testimony, private meetings, and strategic communications.
- LLA 2022