Jeff brings 25-plus years of agency experience leading account teams in some of the country's most creatively driven agencies including Barkley, Crispin Porter Bogusky, Grenadier, Arnold Worldwide, TBWA\Chiat\Day and CORE. Jeff's account experience includes some of the world's most iconic brands—Microsoft, Volkswagen, Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey, Best Buy, NFL, Gibson Guitar, Virgin Mobile, Bass Pro Shops, Indian Motorcycle, Under Armour and Old Navy (serving as interim CMO).
For two decades, Jeff has taught university students and young account services professionals the art of "creative account leadership." By creating the conditions on every project and every account where bold, culture-changing creative ideas can thrive, the account function can play a crucial role in boosting creative output. He's been an adjunct professor at both the University of Colorado-Boulder and the University of Missouri-Columbia; and he's a frequent guest speaker for Ad Clubs nationwide.
A native of St. Louis, Jeff is a graduate of the Missouri School of Journalism and St. Louis University's MBA program. He's a classic car enthusiast, cancer survivor, proud dad to four amazing girls, volunteer/board member for several local non-profit and charitable organizations, and is the immediate past president of AdClub Colorado (AAF).