Jeff is an entrepreneurial business leader with an extensive record of success within the food industry. Jeff has a passion for designing and implementing entrepreneurial business strategies and is considered to be a highly intellectual, driven and transformational leader.
After working for over 25 years in the retail supermarket industry, including responsibility for over $14 billion in annual revenue as Senior Vice President, Perishables and Fuel for Safeway, Inc., Jeff transitioned to the manufacturing and marketing side of the business in 2004. Since that time has worked at a senior executive level within both the private and public owned segments of the business.
Jeff was first made aware of the issue of Human Trafficking after his wife Kelly attended a Courage Conference in Elk Grove in 2009. Jeff and Kelly felt led to get involved with this issue and, in 2010 were part of a team that went to Tanzania to help restore the buildings that served as the original home for the young women at Courage House Tanzania.
On a more personal level, Jeff and Kelly have recently adopted two young children through the Foster Care System and are living in Elk Grove, CA.