Director, Strategic Communications
Jake McIntosh is the Director of Strategic Communications for Per Scholas. Jake joined the team in 2016 and supports the development and leads the execution for Per Scholas’ marketing and communications department. Jake's team is responsible for Per Scholas’ press relations, digital marketing, and a national events strategy that includes management of business and philanthropic relationships and liaison with local and state government partners. Committed to economic equity and inclusion, Jake and his team strive to source and promote stories that are representative of the diverse narratives of Per Scholas.
Jake comes to this role with a background in economic anthropology and community organizing. Prior to joining Per Scholas, Jake researched micro-enterprise development for women in Dakar, Senegal, organized restaurant workers in Boston and Philadelphia, and led a skills-based workforce training program for youth in New England.
A fervent fly fisherman and surfer, Jake enjoys being in the water - whether standing still or going fast.