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Jacob Tornquist
President
Jamar Company

Jacob (Jake) Tornquist is president of The Jamar Company, a solution-focused specialty-services contractor with a regional presence and national reach. Jamar has delivered industry leading value, dependability, and field leadership for more than 100 years. 

Jake joined the company in 2007 as an engineering intern in the light commercial HVAC/plumbing department. He continued working for Jamar fulltime while he finished his mechanical engineering degree at the University of Minnesota, Duluth. In 2011, Jake transitioned into the industrial department as a field engineer and eventually a senior project manager. In 2016, he was promoted to regional manager, and in 2021 he was named vice president of Jamar.

Jake is a purposeful and passionate leader who is focused on strategic growth by building Jamar’s core competencies and service areas. He credits the legacy of company leaders and the intense focus on building relationships – with employees and customers – for the company’s strong reputation, family-oriented culture and continued success. Jamar is headquartered in Duluth, MN, and has offices in Green Bay & Eau Claire, WI, Windsor, CO, Bismarck, ND, and Mountain View, WY.

Jake lives in Duluth with his wife and four children. He enjoys spending time with family and pursuing outdoor activities including hunting, fishing, and snowmobiling.