Jacob Weide – 2019 Pink Tie Guy
Jacob Weide is a Tax Manager for Katz, Sapper & Miller. Originally from Fort Wayne, he’s still getting settled in after less than a year here in Indy. He and his wife Madison have two sons – Finn and Cal – and a black lab named Tucker. When he isn’t watching sports, Jacob likes to keep moving – running and playing basketball are his favorite hobbies.
The fight against breast cancer has been close to Jacob’s heart for most of his life. His mother was first diagnosed with breast cancer when he was in kindergarten. She survived it but has since been diagnosed with it again two more times. She is currently battling Stage 4 metastatic breast cancer. Jacob’s family is one of many with multiple women facing breast cancer. His aunt was also diagnosed with it but is now a survivor . They are why he is stepping up to be a Pink Tie Guy – to show his support for his mom and family in their fight against breast cancer.
Some Fun Facts About Jacob
His Passion: “Chicago Sports – Bears, Bulls & Cubs”
A Surprising Fact About Jacob: “Before moving to Indy, my family and I moved from New York City.”
On His Bucket List: “Seeing the Bears win a Super Bowl.”
What He Can’t Live Without: “My wife and kids.”
Favorite Indy Restaurant: “Twenty Tap in Broad Ripple.”
His Message: “The survivors who have fought this battle are some of the strongest people I know.”