Jake McIntire is a designer, entrepreneur, strategist, and creative problem solver working at the intersections of business, art, design, and urban theory. Jake is the founder of Union Creative Agency. He is also currently working as a consultant and collaborator for Industrial Art & Design. He holds an MFA in Collaborative Design with an emphasis in Social Entrepreneurship and Urban Theory from the Pacific Northwest College of Art where he had the opportunity to engage with community members, artists, scientists, activists, and policy makers to work toward positive solutions to complex challenges. Jake received his BFA with Honors in Intermedia Sculpture with a minor in Business from the University of Utah. Jake has facilitated workshops throughout Oregon and Utah on subjects such as: organizational development, change management, urban theory, and ecosystem policy. He has cofounded numerous art collectives, including Project Ground Floor and the University of Utah’s first sculpture club where he gained experience in grant writing and curating. Jake has dedicated himself to exploring urban transformation and he believes that art is among our most powerful resources in creating better cities.