Jeff is ordained as a minister of the Presbyterian Church, U.S.A., and for 15 years served congregations in Ohio, Georgia, Virginia and New Jersey.
Prior to joining FCD, Jeff worked for a fundraising company specializing in strategic planning and professional fundraising services for church stewardship and capital campaigns. Jeff worked with churches of differing denominations throughout Michigan, California, Washington, Wisconsin, Ohio, Connecticut, New Jersey, South Carolina and North Carolina, raising over $25 million in planned giving.
Jeff has been actively involved in mission strategy for the Presbyterian Church and Young Life International and has traveled throughout Africa, Mexico, Middle East,Central America, as well as rural Appalachia.
Jeff graduated from Whitworth College in Spokane, Washington with a business management degree, and earned his Master of Divinity from Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California. Jeff and his wife, Ellen, make their home in Monroe, Georgia, and have three children.