Jake Blum is National Political Director & Public Relations Manager for the Primacy Strategy Group. Mr. Blum has been with PSG for over 3 years and brings a wealth of political, communications, and policy experience to his expanded role as a member of the PSG team. A native of the Twin Cities suburbs, Mr. Blum attended the University of North Dakota where, during his collegiate tenure, he was elected to the North Dakota House of Representatives where he served from 2016-2019. In the legislature, Blum served on the Judiciary, Finance & Taxation, and Agriculture committees during a consequential era for the state as landmark criminal justice reform was passed within his committee and the state worked to continue to diversify its commodity-based economy.
In addition to his service in the legislature, Mr. Blum’s background includes experience on multiple statewide and national political campaigns in the Midwest. Notably, Mr. Blum served as Deputy Communications Director for a successful U.S. Senate campaign, managing press inquiries and helping to implement the campaign’s overall communications strategy in an intense, nationally spotlighted campaign.
At Primacy Strategy Group, Mr. Blum puts to use his rich background in fundraising, rapid response political communications and knowledge of how the state and federal government work to assist companies, nonprofits, and associations accomplish their goals. This practical experience enables him to better serve the firm’s clients in the areas of Political Action Committee (PAC) administration and resource deployment, fundraising, business development, grassroots mobilization, public relations, public affairs, strategic communications and coalition building.