Bucket List - J. Jacob Krause
J. Jacob Krause, a native Metro Detroiter, is a small business owner with a keen eye on community. Along with his husband, Steven Davis, Jacob owns Express Employment Professionals Royal Oak where his office works with job seekers to secure permanent employment with a variety of local industry partners. He is a member of the Ferndale Chamber of Commerce and proudly supports and sponsors such causes as Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, Forgotten Harvest, and The Early Music Festival of Detroit. With a degree in opera performance from the University of Michigan, he also has a professional singing and theater career focusing on making the arts accessible to all people in Metro Detroit. Jacob has a passion for working with LGBTQ organizations and has taken on leadership roles within KESHET, The Boston Gay Men’s Chorus, NEXTGen Pride and more to create safe and inclusive environments for the LGBTQ Jewish community and beyond. Jacob is excited to join The Well’s Bucket List to help build a Jewish community he’s proud to call his own. In his spare time, Jacob loves to explore the emerging food scene in Detroit, singing and teaching with the Royal School of Church Music, entertaining at his Ferndale home and caring for his mischievous dog and cat, Serena and Xander.