Jak is responsible for all aspects related to human resources. She handles payroll related activities, employee benefits, legal compliance within the workplace, assists with recruiting and screening of potential employees, and helps employees with development and training. Jak is also in charge of our landscaping and forestry crews which involve scheduling, ordering supplies for jobs, and communicating with clients on job status, contracts and budgets.

If you could have dinner with anyone dead or alive, who would it be?

Elvis (young, sexy Elvis).

What is the 1 professional or personal skill you wish you had that you don’t?

The ability to leave the office at 5 pm everyday.

What is something about yourself that might surprise others?

I was an orphan at age 16.

What is the worst advice you have ever been given?

Go white water rafting … it will be fun! (that trip resulted in a broken knee and weeks of physical therapy)