Jeff is an organizational leader and experiential branding expert. His leadership experience includes several president and C-suite executive roles in higher education, non-profit, and non-governmental organizations. Through assembling and leading teams, Jeff enjoys experiential branding, strategic planning, and making things happen.
Experience includes non-profit and for-profit organizational management, team building, communications, development/fundraising, hospitality, conference & event planning, international relations, media and production management, strategic planning, revitalization, emergency management, disaster response, and board governance.
Education includes bachelor’s degree in organizational management, masters in international relations and conflict resolution, and certificates from Disney Institute in leadership excellence and fundraising from Indiana University Lilly School of Philanthropy
Jeff served as board president of Louisville Rescue Mission. He currently serves on the boards of The Apollos Project and Hadassah’s Hope. Jeff enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with family. Married to Kristil they are the parents of: JJ, Kassie, Katherine, and Kylie. They reside in Jacksonville, Florida.
Jeff has a passion for taking things to the next level. This is evident in everything he has his hands on. His passion for excellence is what led him to create the Hospitality Project. Jeff strategically understands the power of creating memorable experiences and has witnessed the success that this brings to any industry. He believes that intentional hospitality is a leadership philosophy and that life is too short for mediocrity.