Jake has over seven years of public affairs, communications and government relations experience in New York City and Albany. As Director of Communications to Adriano Espaillat, he worked as the Senator’s sole spokesperson and to move his policy agenda forward. Prior, he served as Assistant Communications Coordinator for the New York State Assembly, coordinating legislative programs with Assembly Members across the state, analyzing the political implications of legislation, and developing comprehensive strategies to improve Assembly Members’ messaging and media coverage. Jake also worked with the Democratic Assembly Campaign Committee on numerous campaigns across New York State. In September of 2017, Jake was selected to City & State’s Annual list of 40 Rising Stars Under 40.