Jake Stroup

  • A state-recognized expert on identity theft
  • Worked in the information technology field for more than 13 years after a tour of service in the U.S. Navy before turning his attention to identity theft and data security
  • Works closely with insurance agents and brokers across the country, helping them to provide legal and identity theft protection programs as employee benefits

Experience

Jake Stroup is a former writer for the Balance who covered identity theft for almost five years. He's recognized as an identity theft expert by The Institute of Fraud Risk Management.

Stroup has served on the Board of Directors of the Indiana State Association of Health Underwriters, provided continuing education for insurance professionals in the mid-west. He was an independent contractor with Pomeroy IT Solutions 

Stroup attended Holmes Theological Seminar in Greenville, SC, and studied computer technology at Ivy Tech. 

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