Meet Strategy Director and Erie, Pennsylvania, native Jacob McLaughlin. A Pittsburgh sports fan, Jacob spends his time outside of the Majority Strategies Jacksonville office trying new foods, brews, and experiences throughout the city.
Get to know Jacob in this edition of #MeetMajority.
Favorite eats from your home state?
Pepperoni balls and sponge candy.
Last book you read?
End Game by David Baldacci.
Where do you get your news?
I check multiple news outlets, both local and national, and then compare stories and viewpoints from there.
What’s your favorite time of day? When are you most productive?
Early afternoon for both – with an iced coffee, of course.
Describe your greatest accomplishment.
Presenting a 10-week capstone group project for grad school to senior staff at a government intelligence agency.
How would your best friend describe you in 3 words?
Approachable. Quick-witted. Calculating.
When and where are you happiest?
Either spending time with friends in the summer on Lake Erie or watching the Pittsburgh Penguins win.
How many cities have you lived in?
Three, including two of the snowiest (Erie, PA, and Worcester, MA) and Jacksonville, FL.
If you could travel back to any time period, which would you choose? Why?
World War II era to learn more about geopolitics before and after the war.
What motivates you to tackle the day?
Seeing a big accomplishment slowly come together.