Engineer and Ultrarunner
Jared is the Chief Engineer of the Advanced RF and Mechanical Design Group at L-3 Communications in Salt Lake City. With over 10 years of experience at L-3, Jared has acted as a design engineer, team-lead, project lead, Systems Engineer, and Chief Technologist. In 2012, Jared was recognized as an L-3 Corporate-level “Engineer of the Year.” Prior to working in industry, Jared attended the University of Utah in the engineering program and working as a research assistant in the computational and physical fluid dynamics laboratories. As avid rock climbers and trail runners, Jared and his wife have traveled the country and world in search of beautiful places, wonderful people, and unique culture. In 2011 they completed their goal of building a net-positive home in Sugarhouse, which has exceeded their performance expectations, producing all of the home’s heat, hot water, electricity, and energy for their electric vehicles using basic passive solar design principles and a PhotoVoltaic Array. Jared also serves on the Board of Directors for Reach Out and Learn, a Utah-based nonprofit group that works to improve the lifestyle of individuals, families, and communities in need.