Biography

In his role as Director of Communications and Technology with the Building Owners and Managers Association of Georgia (BOMA Georgia), Jacob Wilder, CAE, is responsible for producing the association’s publications, eCommunications, websites, awards programs, technology initiatives and membership recruitment.

As a member of the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE), Wilder earned the Certified Association Executive (CAE) designation in 2016 and earned his Membership Management Certification and Association Management Week (2014) certificate. Wilder also completed the Florida Society of Association Executive’s (FSAE) Qualified Association Specialist (QAS) certificate program. Jacob also serves vice chair of ASAE’s Young Professionals Committee, where he helps foster ASAE’s online community Collaborate and works with other members of the committee to develop content for ASAE programming.

As a member of the Georgia Society of Association Executives (GSAE), Wilder has served as chair of the Emerging Professionals Shared Interest Group, as well as co-chair in 2015. He was the recipient of the 2015 Sharon Hunt Emerging Leader Award from GSAE.

Jacob is a graduate of Auburn University, Public Relations ’09. Graduating Summa Cum Laude, his internship work included Providence Baptist Church and Auburn University Office of Communications and Marketing. He specializes in social media, photography, public speaking and event promotion. Jacob attends Cartersville First Baptist Church where he serves on the AV Team and Men’s Ministry and is involved in church-based community service projects. He married his college sweetheart, Meg, on July 9, 2011 and they welcomed their first son, Jackson, into the world on August 29, 2015. They have a cat, Juliet, and a dog, Otto, and live in Cartersville, Ga.

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How I Got Here: Jacob Wilder