Jacobe manages SMUD’s Energy Education and Technology Center, which provides free classes to help customers control their energy costs while making their homes and businesses more comfortable, connected, and sustainable. Jacobe’s background is in public engagement and sustainable communities. He combined his MBA studies at the University of the Pacific with two years as a Peace Corps volunteer in Paraguay. He currently serves on the Board of Solar Cookers International which combines his love of sustainability with international development. Jacobe and his family are regular visitors to Soil Born. They moved to Rancho Cordova in part so they could walk to the farm to get their groceries!