Member of the Month


    Jacob Poore

    Member Highlight: Jacob Poore

    Jacob (Jake) Poore is a long-time AAF member with a rich history in the Inland Empire AAF chapter. He served as Vice President of the organization in 2011-2012, and President of the Board in 2012-2013.  Jake continued his service with AAF-Inland Empire as the Education chair until 2016 when he was elected to serve on the board of directors for AAF, District 15, which supports all AAF clubs throughout Southern CA and Western NV. 

    Jake works as a Communication Specialist at California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB), where he manages a 20-person student advertising agency on-campus  His student agency develops strategic marketing and advertising campaigns for paying clients on and off-campus.  Coyote Advertising’s creative team recently won 10 Professional ADDY Awards in the American Advertising Awards competition.  

    Jake is also an Adjunct Faculty within the Department of Communication Studies at CSUSB; teaching a practicum course in strategic communication.  His class projects have ranged from raising over 1,800 lbs. of food for the CSUSB food pantry, to coordinating a large-scale concert at the Riverside Municipal Auditorium.  Jake is also a grad student, just two classes away from finishing his M.A. degree in Integrated Marketing Communication at CSUSB.  He holds a B.A. in Communication Studies from the same institution.  

    Outside of the office, Jake is a family man and loves to spend time with his wife Kim and their two children ages 4 and 6.  His favorite days include a barbeque, pool, cold drinks, and sports on TV while surrounding by family and friends.  Connect with Jake on LinkedIn at


    Past Members of the Month:

    September: Syd Church
    October: Bruce Wood, Publisher for Champion Newspaper
    November: Jemelle Ambrose, CEO & Owner of JP Ambose Communications
    December: Faeda Elliott, Owner & Designer or Insquired

    January: Stephanie Harvey, Marketing Manager at Economic Development for the City of Riverside
    February: N/A
    March: Leslie Fountain, Media Specalists at First 5 San Bernardino.
    April: N/A
    May: Cody Theilman, Owner, and Jayson Watson, Director of Music at Reelax Photography.
    June: Greg Zerovnik (BFA, EMBA, & PhD) Interim Director, Marketing and Public Relations at San Bernardino Valley College.
    July: N/A
    August: N/A
    September: N/A
    October: N/A
    November: Trevor Glaudin, Genius Musician and Recent Graduate from CSUSB with BA in Commercial Music
    December: Victoria Seitz, Chair of the Marketing Department at CSUSB.

    January: Theresa Jennings, 2007 AAF-IE President
    February: Theresa Jennings, 2007 AAF-IE President
    June: Carroll Eristhee, The Branding Hive

    September: Mario Migliore, Charter Spectrum

    December: Amanda Johnson, Arside Marketing



    March: Bobbi Albano, Barnett Real Estate