Managing Director and Southeast Region Lead – Accenture Interactive
A senior strategic business and client leader, collaborator and innovative thinker with 20+ years of experience leading and growing impactful teams and organizations. Passionate about delivering experiences that matter to businesses, organizations and governments and those they serve. Deep expertise in growing businesses, delivering enterprise and strategic transformations, leading inclusive and diverse teams, and driving digital and business disruptions.
Jake leads Accenture Interactive’s work in their Southeast Region. With a passion for operating where innovation meets purpose, Jake is responsible for working across Accenture’s industries and services to help our clients create the best experiences on the planet.
Prior to this role, Jake led Accenture Federal Services (AFS) work within the Commerce, Energy and Exploration sector accountable and responsible for all aspects of AFS’s business with the US Departments of Commerce and Energy, NASA and the Environmental Protection Agency. Previously, Jake served as the Civilian Portfolio Sales Lead with responsibility for all business development and growth initiatives across Accenture’s work with civilian federal agencies and nonprofit organizations.
A believer in cities and metropolitan centers, Jake is a member of the Leadership Greater Washington Board of Directors and a graduate of the Class of 2019 ”Raising the Bar” focused on bringing together leaders from across the metropolitan Washington, D.C., area to have a positive impact on the community where they work and live. He is also an Advisory Board and Founding Board Member of the Conscious Capitalism—Washington, D.C., Chapter focused on making positive community impact through business. He is a past President and former board member of AFCEA Bethesda, a Washington, D.C.,-based organization focused on increasing collaboration, dialogue, and innovation between the federal civilian government and the federal IT services community.
Jake joined Accenture in 1997 after serving in the administration of former Pittsburgh Mayor Tom Murphy. He earned his Master of Public Management degree from Carnegie Mellon University’s Heinz School of Public Policy and Management and his bachelor’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh. He lives in Alexandria, Virginia, with his wife, two children and two dogs.