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Jake Marsh

Penn State
Industry Relations Coordinator
Jacob Marsh is Industry Relations Coordinator at Penn State Erie, the Behrend College. He serves the University by developing, growing, funding, and maintaining programs and activities that engage industry and entrepreneurs with the University in ways that enhance the student experience while increasing the University’s impact on the region and its economy. Jacob has managed the daily operations of the Ignite Erie Industry+University Business Acceleration Collaborative since it began operations, and continues to lead activities related to Penn State Behrend within that collaboration. He also oversees all operations of the Innovation Commons, a no-cost product design and rapid prototyping center and the first of Erie County’s four Innovation Beehives, and is responsible for much of its design, function, and direction. Jacob earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Biochemistry at Grove City College and began a master’s degree program in Project Management at Penn State World Campus in the fall of 2017.