Director of Regulatory Affairs and Counsel
Jacob Newton serves as the Director of Regulatory Affairs and Counsel at VMDAEC. He graduated from Shenandoah University with a bachelor's degree in both Political Science and Criminal Justice in 2017. He received his law degree from the University of Richmond in 2021, where he focused primarily on criminal law and trial advocacy. In Law school, he worked for the Virginia Department of Corrections in the Policy and Initiatives Unit. After law school, Jacob served the citizens of the Commonwealth of Virginia as an Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney and now serves the cooperatives and its members with the same commitment.