Jake has led the development of numerous mixed-use, medical, industrial, biomedical, governmental, office, retail, and residential projects for The Boyer Company. He was the project manager for the 2.1 million square foot Gateway development in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah. In 2006, Jake was appointed as President of The Boyer Company and in 2011, became President and CEO. Jake took a temporary leave of absence between 2017-2020, accepting an invitation from his church to serve with his family in Germany. Jake returned to The Boyer Company as CEO in 2020.
Jake’s board and community participation includes having served on the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco’s Economic Advisory Council, the Governor’s Office of Economic Development Board and Incentives Committee, the Salt Lake Chamber Board and Executive Committee, the United Way Board and Executive Committee, the Utah Sports Commission Executive Board, the Economic Development Corporation of Utah Board, the Downtown Alliance Board, the University of Utah Hospital Board, and the Intermountain Healthcare Central Region Board.
Jake previously served as the Chairman of the Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce and President of the Valley Service Board. He is a guest teacher and speaker for the University of Utah Ivory/Boyer Center for Real Estate and other University and real estate organizations. Jake is a member of NAIOP and received the NAIOP Developer of the Year award in 2014.
Master of Science in Real Estate Development – Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Bachelor of Science in Finance – Brigham Young University