Jared mentors a child at Grantsville Elementary. He is a 2001 graduate of Southern High School and graduated from Bridgewater College in 2005 with a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Finance. He then worked for NVR/Ryan Homes in the Montgomery County/Washington, DC area from 2005-2010 in Project Management and Sales. In 2011 he received his Master of Business Administration from the Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland. He went on to work for the NVR Homes corporate office in Reston, VA in Business Planning. In 2012, a job offer from Beitzel Corporation/Piillar innovations in Grantsville brought Jared back to Garrett County where he is the director of Business Development for Oil and Gas Services for Beitzel Corporation. Outside of mentoring, Jared attends Crossroads Church, is on the Board of Directors for the Community Trust Foundation and is a founding member and officer of the Rotary Club of Oakland Satellite Club. He is also a founding board member and assists with various roles for All Of God’s Children, an organization supporting a children’s home in Sucre, Bolivia where he enjoys visiting and volunteering. Jared likes spending time with friends and family, grilling, cars, fishing, running, traveling, backpacking and biking. He and his wife Laura, the director of Garrett Mentors, have been married since 2006 and live in McHenry with their two Yorkshire terriers.