Jared is the Founder of the South Side Annex, a social impact co-op on the Southside of Chicago. He is a native of South Shore and works at the intersection of economic development, small business, public policy and social enterprise. He is the most recent past Chairman of SSA#42 a local tax district that funds expanded services and programs through a localized property tax levy. Jared worked as a Global Program Manager for Airbnb where he led a global user education and mobilization program in nine countries including: US, Japan, Australia, Brazil, South Africa, UK, Japan, Germany and Ireland. Jared holds a Masters of Public Policy from the University of Chicago and is the inaugural Congressman John Lewis Social Justice Fellow for Science and Technology, where he works with the Congressional Black Caucus on a portfolio of legislation centering on technology and innovation.