750 E. Kirkwood Avenue
Bloomington, IN 47405
Jacob Simpson supports the center’s work by building relationships with community members who collaborate with IU faculty, students, and staff to foster a more resilient Indiana. With more than five years of diverse facilitative leadership experience on and off-campus, Jacob is passionate about leveraging the local food system to drive economic, environmental, and social prosperity. Living in Iowa along the Mississippi River for most of his life, Jacob is excited to now call the Hoosier state home.
Jacob holds a Master of Public Affairs with a concentration in policy analysis from the IU O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs and a Bachelor of Arts in economics from the University of Iowa.