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Once a Warrior, Then a Nonprofit Leader, Now an Entrepreneur

Jake Wood was a few months out of the Marine Corps in 2010 when a catastrophic earthquake hit Haiti. On the spur of the moment, he and a few other veterans headed to Port-au-Prince and started looking for ways to help. With no organization and no supply chain, it was a haphazard response. “The only thing we got right is that none of us died,” he said.

Noted: Jake Wood is a Wisconsin School of Business alumnus and played football for the University of Wisconsin–Madison.