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Jacob Kikta

Business Development Consultant

Jake began his professional career with an enlistment in the U.S. Marine Corps.. During his service, he spent much of his time developing coursework to teach both internal and adjacent departments. He continued his track record through two deployments where he trained and consulted foreign military personnel. For the remainder of his service, he was charged with assisting leadership in the development and execution of training, while also overseeing the daily operations of 25 direct reports.

In 2017, Jake began to pursue his undergraduate degree at DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois. For the following three years he targeted coursework in management, economics, business plan development, and strategy. In 2020, he earned a BSB Administration, Cum Laude.

During the pursuit of his degree, Jake worked in several restaurants where he honed his customer service skills and gained valuable insight in the food service industry. In addition to restaurants, Jake assisted alongside senior level staff of a private day school to see the completion of their capital expansion project in 2019.

Today, Jake works as a Business Development Consultant for Sellside Group, where he builds meaningful connections with business owners who gain value from our team.

Jacob Kikta
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