“A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.”- Winston Churchill
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: Jacob joined Northstar after graduating from Cornell University. His background includes work at the intersection of sustainability, agriculture, and entrepreneurship. During his time at Cornell, Jacob contributed to an economic assessment of the Cornell Lake Source Cooling Project and research on pollination resources in the New York State apple sector. He also helped to manage a student-run grocery store where he worked to source food from local farms. Jacob brings a “can-do” attitude to the table and is excited to help clients meet their recycling goals.
EDUCATION: B.S. Environment and Sustainability with a Concentration in Environmental Economics, Minor in Business, Cornell University
JACOB AFTER WORK: Outside of work, Jacob enjoys pairing his passions for traveling and fly fishing. He also enjoys hiking, paddling, foraging, and growing his own food.