Jake began handling art as a picture framer at the age of 16. After 10 years and accomplishing Certified Picture Framer status with the PPFA, he decided to move into installation in 1999. He has worked for several local companies as an installer, project lead, and scheduling and logistics manager.
While Jake has continued handling and installing fine art his entire career, he is also rated as a master craftsman in antique restoration and fine furnishing repair.
In 2018, he returned to the art industry as a handler and subsequently joined Unified in January of 2021.