Jake Harriman

Founder of More Perfect Union

Headshot of Jake Harriman, a white man with a salt and pepper beard standing in front of scenic mountains

Jake graduated with distinction from the United States Naval Academy and served seven and a half years in the U.S. Marine Corps as a Platoon Commander in both the Infantry and Force Recon. Following his service, Jake enrolled at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. While at Stanford, he founded Nuru International to eradicate extreme poverty in the world’s most unstable, vulnerable regions to help end violent extremism. Jake played a vital role in drafting, introducing, and passing groundbreaking new legislation called the Global Fragility Act of 2019 that equips America with new authorities and resources to prevent conflict and stabilize some of the most fragile regions of the world.

Jake is the Founder of + More Perfect Union and CEO of More Perfect Union Action, a 10-year plan to heal the divide in the nation and make our government work for the American people. He founded + More Perfect Union to create the next-generation civic and service organization dedicated to healing the country by connecting people of different backgrounds through service and leadership.