Jacob's automotive passion along with his dedication are large parts of his success, and his extensive car knowledge is an asset to Park Place Ltd. Jacob is an ASE Certified Technician and holds an Automotive Specialist Degree from Clackamas CC. Among his many talents, he is a proficient structural and aesthetic welder, and an apprentice sheet metal fabricator.
Fast Facts about Jacob Pellum
- Has worked at Park Place LTD since:
Jacob joined Park Place in 2014.
- Is known for:
Jacob has immense enthusiasm and great appreciation for Japanese car design and culture.
- What makes Park Place LTD Unique:
“Without a doubt, it's the cars and our clientele. Both are amazing!”
Portland, OR born and raised. Worked there as a mechanic and restoration technician. Focus on sales in retail auction settings.
- Current Daily Drivers:
1978 Datsun 280Z. 2017 Hyundai Elantra.
- Past Vehicles:
1970 VW Karmann Ghia, 1996 Jetta 'Trek Edition', BMW 535i Estate, and the one he wishes he still had is the 1964 Chevy C10 Shortbed.
- Dream Garage:
2003 Nissan GTR M-Spec, 1964 Chevy C10 Shortbed, 1997 Toyota Supra Turbo, 2011 Koenigsegg Agara R, 1998 Mazda RX7 Turbo.
- Favorite Drive:
Marysville Museum Road. “There are no limits on your speed or the fun you'll have while driving it.”
Pinstriping. Structural and decorative welding. Attending car shows and events. Jacob also enjoys hiking, swimming, range shooting and working on his personal project cars.
- Did You Know?
Jacob was voted to have 'Best Hair' in high school.
- More About Jacob:
Jacob began his automotive career at age 14 as a lot porter in Portland, Oregon. He worked as an auto technician and then managed a collector car dealership in Lake Oswego before crossing paths with Park Place Ltd founder Butch Bockmier. Butch later reached out and persuaded Jacob to join the Park Place family.