President/Chief Integration Officer
Jeff believes in the power of curiosity and dedication, especially when it comes to solving client business challenges.
An ardent student of brands, their customers and competitors, he knows the right questions to ask while guiding the team to category-defining strategies. A loyal graduate of the University of Illinois, Jeff has helped launch, grow and reinvigorate brands across many industries and categories, always pushing to better define the problem in order to find an actionable insight. Jeff co-authors the Marketing To Farmers blog with Diane Martin, drawing from the wisdom of his work and life experiences for the benefit of many fans and followers. His strategic leadership and fun, approachable style make him a double-shot of marketing power and a respected partner among clients and coworkers alike. Jeff stepped into the role of President/Chief Integration Officer in 2019, most recently serving as R+K’s Executive Director of Account Management and Planning since 2014. In this role he will champion the role of strategic intent and agility into the agency’s client-facing operation.
Jeff lives in Wheaton, Illinois, with his wife and two children and enjoys traveling, cooking and keeping his bright yellow 1965 Volkswagen bus running like new.