Jeff grew up in Dallas and graduated from Jesuit College Prep in 1993. He graduated from Duke University with a degree in economics. While at Duke, Jeff was a four-year letterman on the Blue Devil baseball team, and then signed a minor league contract with the NY Yankees, playing two seasons with the Greensboro Bats.
In 1998, Jeff joined The Staubach Company as an analyst in the financial services division, where he handled acquisitions of single-tenant properties across the country, working on over $1 billion in sale-leaseback transactions. From 2002 to 2017, Jeff worked in the office brokerage side of business for Staubach and JLL. During this time, Jeff served as the broker lead for the Dallas office, and in his last two years as the president of the South Central region comprised of 800+ employees and $100mm of revenue.
Jeff and his wife, Jenny, have three active children. Jenny is a graduate of Southern Methodist University and is a full-time mom. Jeff and Jenny are active in several charities, including Children’s Hospital, Baylor Scott & White, Jesuit College Prep, Christ the King Catholic School, Genesis Women’s Shelter and the Center for Brain Health.