4th district pennsylvania house of representative republican candidate 2022
Jake was born and raised in Waterford, PA. He graduated from Fort LeBoeuf High School in 1983 and enlisted in the US Navy Seals. After being honorably discharged, he served as a security specialist for the Department of Defense and Central Intelligence Agency working in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Middle Eastern Areas of Operations. Jake started his own company, Banta Security LLC, and began working as a maritime security officer in Middle Eastern waters as well as Central America.
Jake is a national recording artist, and has recorded and toured with Double Trouble. He shared the stage with several artists including
Bo Diddley as his back up band.
Jake is a proud husband and father of 3. When he does have free time he spends his days farming and hunting.