Jacob Hershey, MA

Senior Associate

Prior to joining the Lafayette Group, Jacob Hershey supported the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) as a senior operations analyst and team lead in the National Operations Center’s Media Monitoring Capability, where he monitored open-source broadcast and social media for emerging events and news and distributed summary reports to augment situational awareness for senior DHS leadership, the White House Situation Room, and other national and local government agencies. He holds a bachelor’s degree in International Humanities from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and a Master of Arts in International Studies and Diplomacy from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.

At the Lafayette Group, Jacob supports the firm’s federal government and public safety clients, including materials development, on-site consultation support, and management of client customer relationship management database.