Jeff specializes in career and executive coaching while bringing more than 25 years of broad-based business and human resources management experience. In addition, Jeff spent four years as a faculty member in the College of Business at Northern Illinois University designing and directing a leadership development program. Jeff’s background includes extensive experience in Career Transition, Talent Management and Executive Advisory Services.
Jeff partnered as a senior HR leader with GTE (Verizon) and Van den Bergh Foods, a division of Unilever, where he advised senior management in effective coaching strategies for high-potential individuals, among other responsibilities. In addition, he has also served as the vice president of HR for two middle-market service firms, with a focus on developing and implementing an HR strategy and organization closely aligned with the business mission.
Jeff possesses strong interpersonal skills that allowed him to work effectively with all levels of management, especially at the executive level. In addition, he exhibits a passion for enhancing an organization’s capability through the use of succession planning, leadership development and strategic coaching. Some of Jeff’s key clients have been Follett Corporation, ACCO Brands, Midas International, ConAgra Foods, Unilever and Experian.
Jeff earned his Master’s in Counseling Psychology from Illinois State University.
In addition, Jeff was the creator, producer and host of The Career Revival Tour radio show which aired on WGN720 AM over many years. The show blended rock ‘n’ roll music/lyrics, studio guests, call-ins and insightful discussions that guided listeners through a career transformation process.