Jacob Perkins is from Southern Indiana. He is a Manufacturing Engineering team lead for Amatrol Inc. Amatrol Inc is a global leader in technical education and training for industry, community colleges, and technical colleges. He is heavily involved in tennis, skiing, and fitness. Jacob played D1 tennis for Wright State University and Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUe) and competed on ITF and UTR Pro Tennis circuit. He currently competes on FIS Speed Skiing World Cup and owns a marketing company with sponsorships including ski manufacturer Atomic and ski wax and tuning manufacturer Swix. He is an active member in the community and helps with Habitat for Humanity, Optimist Club, IUS tennis, 1SI, Y1SI, and Metro Manufacturing Alliance. Jacob received his Masters in Industrial Systems Engineering from Wright State University and his Undergrad in Mechanical Engineering from Wright State University. He also attended SIUe for part of his undergrad in Mechanical Engineering and went to Silver Creek High School. He is a certified ISO 9001 internal auditor and Purdue MEP Six Sigma Black Belt.