Responsibilities| Jeff focuses on a broad array of industries and investment types, and his breadth of experience provides Highlander with the expertise to structure, finance, and manage successful transactions. As President and CEO, Jeff leads the day-to-day operations of the firm and management of the investment professionals and marketing strategies for the firm. He also heads the firm’s management and investment committee.
Experience| Jeff joined Highlander in 2009. Prior to Highlander, he most recently served as Vice-Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Strategic Equipment and Supply Corporation (SESC), one of the largest providers in the United States of design services, equipment and supplies for the foodservice industry with revenues of $300 million. Previous to SESC, he was Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Atrium Companies Inc., one of the largest building product manufacturers in the United States, with annual revenues of approximately $800 million and 7,000 employees. Prior to Atrium, Jeff held management positions with AmVestors Financial Corporation (NYSE: AMV) and Deloitte & Touche.
Education| M.B.A. in Finance, with honors, Emporia State University
B.A. in Accounting with distinction, cum laude, Ottawa University
Certified Public Accountant (inactive)