Jacob’s degree is in Forestry from Oregon State University. He worked weekends for Mark Widmer, Builder during his university studies, and also during his time working for the Department of Forestry.

Jacob started working for Mark Widmer, Builder in 2002. He learned every phase of the construction trade, from estimating and bidding, from billing to accounts payable, from excavation to foundations, and framing to roofing. He specializes in custom homes, siding, finish work, and kitchens.

In addition to custom homes, Jacob also repairs and remodels homes, and builds decks.