Director, Corporate Relations, NGLCC
Jacob is the Director of Corporate Relations with NGLCC, America’s LGBT Chamber of Commerce. He develops new corporate partnerships, as well oversees delivery of benefits to existing partners. Additionally, Jacob leads NGLCC’s Corporate Advisory Council (D&I-focused) and is NGLCC’s primary contact for resources related to sustainability.
Jacob received his B.A. in Journalism & Mass Communication with a secondary focus in Public Relations from Bob Jones University in Greenville, S.C. He made the move to NGLCC after several years of working on political campaigns, starting as a field organizer in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia where he was born and raised, and eventually working up to campaign manager on a congressional race in the greater Boston area.
This session will introduce the core value proposition for incorporating diversity and inclusion into procurement, as well as the benefits it has for the economic sustainability of our communities. It will then introduce participants to several innovative practices that are making our economies more inclusive and our communities more resilient while driving value for the … read more >>