Jesse graduated from Iowa State University in 2005 with an Electrical Engineering degree before joining the U.S. Air Force.
Before joining MidAmerican Aerospace in 2012, he served as a captain in the U.S. Air Force Civil Engineer corps as a Prime BEEF (Base Engineer Emergency Force) officer for six years in varied roles such as construction and project management, disaster and emergency management, asset management, and operations management. He has spent time on various deployments during Operation Iraqi/Enduring Freedom in both Iraq and Kuwait, evaluating, managing, or building various airfields and other public works projects, as well helping with an Iraqi scouting club for local boys and girls.
Jesse is a member of the Cedar Rapids MakerSpace, associated with the Cedar Rapids Science Center and dedicated to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education for area youth. Jesse enjoys spending time with his family, watching and playing sports, video games, and tinkering with small electronics among many other hobbies.
He has two young daughters and he and his wife are expecting their 3rd child in April 2015.
MidAmerican Aerospace, Ltd.
2727 16th Ave SW
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52404