An United Airlines executive, Jake Cefolia went missing on August 6, 2020. It has nearly 10 days since he was last seen. His car was discovered in an area where he used to frequently jog. But, Jake hasn’t been found yet. Here’s everything that we know so far.
1. Jake Cefolia Was Last Seen on August 6
The 49-year-old Cefolia is posted as the senior vice president in United Airlines. He is in the sales department and leads a sales team of 725 personnel. Though reported missing on August 8, he was last seen on Thursday evening. The exact timing and details of when Cefolia was last seen haven’t been disclosed yet. Also, the circumstances aren’t public yet. Despite searching by over 100 people no signs of leads were discovered.
2. His Car Was Found Parked at Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve
While searching for him, Cefolia’s car was found parked at Forest Preserve near Lemont, Illinois, which is in DuPage County. It has got an amazing natural view with rock ridges, ravines, and wetlands in the 700-acre forest.
The area is a popular among hikers, walkers, cyclists, and horseback riders. It has got three parking areas – in the north, on the southeast, and on the southwest side. Lemont Road is on the southwest parking area.
3. Jake Cefolia Is Athletic & Often Runs at Preserve
The missing executive is known to have a jogging habit. He is used to come at the preserve for the same. Chief David Peterson of the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County confirmed the same. The Preserve has 9 or 10-mile loop. Moreover, his posts on Facebook indicate that he loves running.
4. Cefolia Has Been with United Airlines Since 2007
According to United Airlines, Jake Cefolia has been handling sales programs, services, relationships, and revenue with corporations, travel management companies and distributors around the world. He has been with the company since 2007. In 2018, Cefolia became the senior vice president of worldwide sales. Before that, he was the vice-president of sales for the Americas.
United Airlines said that they won’t be releasing any additional information at this time because of the request made by the family. Cefolia has a management degree from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
5. Cefolia Last Posted on Twitter in November 2019
— jake cefolia (@cefolia) November 18, 2019
Cefolia was less active on social media like Facebook or Twitter. He last posted on his facebook page in 2015. On Twitter, he last posted in November 2019. His LinkedIn profile says that he had worked at Northwest Airlines before joining United Airlines. Before that he served as an account manager for British Airways from 1996 to 1999.