Jeff brings 25 years experience leading account teams in some of the country’s most creatively-driven agencies, like Crispin Porter + Bogusky, 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, the 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 their accounts where bold, culture-changing creative ideas can live, the account function plays a crucial role in making great work possible. 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, MO, Jeff is a graduate of the Missouri School of Journalism and St. Louis University’s MBA program. He's a classic car nut, cancer survivor, proud dad to 4 amazing girls, and volunteer/board member for several local non-profit organizations.