Jeff is the Director of Ohio Union Operations and Events in the Office of Student Life at The Ohio State University. He has been at Ohio State since 2002, when he started as a graduate student in the Ohio Union. He has held a variety of roles in the Office of Student Life, including business operations, Sorority and Fraternity Life, and student organization management.
He earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Boston College, then spent five years as an active duty officer in the U.S. Navy, working in the submarine and intelligence communities, and three years supporting Naval Warfare Analysis as a contractor in the Washington D.C. area. He relocated to Columbus to pursue a career in higher education, and earned two master’s degrees from Ohio State, in higher education and student affairs (2004), and business operational excellence (2014).
Throughout his career, Jeff’s has served ACUI in a variety of roles including International Education Council member, regional conference co-chair, regional business manager, and Board of Trustees at-large member. He served as the 90th President of the Association from 2017-2018, and is currently a member of the Education and Research Fund team. He has received regional awards for his volunteer service to ACUI, and has shared his knowledge and love of college unions at countless regional and annual conferences, professional development programs, and online learning programs.
Jeff and his wife Jen live in Columbus, Ohio, where they enjoy participating in their local curling club, as players, instructors, and volunteers.