Jeff was born and raised in the Midwest — in Michigan, Ohio, and Iowa. In 1978 he graduated from Ohio State University with a BS Business, majoring in Accounting. He has been a California certified CPA (certificate #30961) since 1980 — this is a total of forty years of finance and accounting experience.
His work history in Public Accounting includes the Ski Industry; Government Contracting: Electronics Engineering & Manufacturing; Electronics: Design, Development, Manufacturing, Sales and Service; Commercial and Residential Real Estate Rentals; Agriculture; Precast Concrete; and Biofuels.
His working titles include Accounting Manager, Controller, Treasurer, Chief Financial Officer and President with responsibilities to include auditing, accounting, treasury management, risk management, banking relations, financing activities, risk management, insurance broker relations, cash flow, tax relations, financial reporting, accounting department functions, budgeting, financial forecasting, operations management, and bid and proposal management.