Jacob Alter is a mechanical engineer who has been practicing in the New Orleans area since relocating from his native Connecticut in 2010. He earned his Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering Degree from Tulane University in 2006. Jacob is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Louisiana, and also maintains his LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) accreditation. His project design experience encompasses a variety of markets including education, health care, hospitality, gaming, distributed energy and high-rise commercial. Additionally, he volunteers with the ACE Mentor Program at McDonogh 35 in New Orleans. This program exposes students to careers in architecture, construction and engineering through the participation in a year-long project. Jacob is the Director of Engineering at The MCC Group in Metairie, and resides in the Broadmoor neighborhood of New Orleans with his wife Kate.