Jake Cashion serves as the Vice President of Government Affairs at the NC Chamber, leading the lobbying, advocacy, and political efforts of the state’s top business advocacy organization.
Jake returns to the NC Chamber after leaving to lead a real estate team expansion at Brooke Cashion and Associates – Allen Tate, which has earned more than $450 million in sales volume. Prior to that he worked as a director of government affairs at the NC Chamber from 2011 to 2017, leading unemployment insurance reform efforts, the “NC Can’t Afford to Wait” campaign to achieve transportation funding reform, tort reform, and other significant business issues for the state’s business community.
Jake enjoys the quality of life that North Carolina offers from its people to its location, with easy access to the mountains and the coast. He is passionate about maintaining our state’s #1 ranking for business, thriving economic climate, and having the ability to influence positive change for our members and the people of North Carolina.
In his spare time, Jake enjoys spending time with his wife, Brooke. They like to travel to their mountain home and Florida getaway on the Gulf Coast. Jake loves to scuba dive and work in the landscape. They have one daughter, Maddie, who graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in May 2023 and was selected to become a Navy Pilot. You will often see Finn the dog tagging along on their adventures.