This was a great conversation with Jake Gallen: the host of The Guest List podcast!
Jake Gallen is a born and raised Las Vegas local who has found himself as a member, founder, or creator of many projects, organizations & businesses. Upon graduating from Chaparral High School, playing Football and running Track for 4 years respectively, Jake attended UNLV where he graduated from with a Bachelor's in Kinesiological Sciences. During his collegiate career Jake was a member of the Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity and was a member of the Executive Board for 3 years and held the Vice President, Treasurer, and Rush Chair positions.
Once college was completed Jake dove head first into the real world and founded "NextGen Pickers" Antique & Collectible Store in Spring 2017, and operated until close at the end of 2018. During the Summer of 2017 Jake was a Co-Founding member of Chameleon Verify Network, which was a ticket verification application that assisted in eliminating ticket fraud, and operated until March 2020.
Outside of the start-up realm Jake has ventured down the path of other interests including the Forex & Crypto Markets, writing his first book, and creating entrepreneur and leadership groups. In a Vegas traditional fashion Jake has held 2 jobs on the Las Vegas Strip for the past decade. His first job he held various positions over 5 years at Planet Hollywood Pool, and in his most recent 5 years he opened up the world famous Omnia Nightclub as a Model Beverage Runner.
In April 2020 Jake found himself in a do-or-die moment and created The Guest List Podcast, which a long-form conversational podcast that features Industry Leaders and Innovative Individuals across the Vegas Valley. Since April 2020 the show has received over 15,000+ Downloads and 8000+ views on Youtube.
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