Jacob Wildfire

Next Generation Advisory Council Member

Jacob lives in Alexandria, VA and works as a public sector consultant supporting government and non-profit clients to more effectively achieve their missions, including clients like the Bureau of Land Management, Farm Service Agency, and National Park Service. Before working as a consultant, Jacob served as a teacher in rural Appalachia (Prestonsburg, KY) with the Teach for America program, teaching English Language Arts.

Jacob attended and received his undergraduate degree from the Johns Hopkins University. During his time at JHU, Jacob was President of the Outdoors Club and led backpacking and canoeing trips all over the Mid-Atlantic. Jacob originally hails from Pittsburgh, PA where he grew up exploring the Laurel
Highlands of Western PA with the Boy Scouts of America, eventually earning his Eagle Scout award.Jacob also volunteered with the Student Conservation Association during one high school summer, cementing his love for trail work and conservation.