Jeff has had a successful financial services career that has spanned over 30 years and is a skilled professional with a diverse background that includes operations, business development, asset management, financial planning and commercial real estate finance.

Prior to joining Ackerman Group, Jeff was a management consultant and investor in the real estate industry. Jeff has been involved in capital formation and acquisition strategy consulting for golf resorts, condominium projects, retail developments and multi-family tax credit housing projects.

Jeff co-founded and served as Managing Partner of Gulfstream Capital Partners LLC, a strategic advisory firm, which worked with companies within the Financial Services and Technology sectors in the areas of operations, strategic planning, capital formation and business development. Gulfstream Capital was responsible for the business development strategy at FinancialCampus, which lead to its successful acquisition by Reuters.

Prior to forming Gulfstream Capital Partners, Jeff worked as a consultant to the financial services industry, helping companies successfully build and implement online strategies to deliver sales, marketing, training and education capabilities to their employees and partners.

Jeff  began his career in financial services in 1986 as a Financial Advisor with Edward Jones.  His career spanned 17 years as a financial consultant in Richmond Virginia. Jeff lives in Richmond VA with his wife Beth and has four children and one grandchild. (And one on the way!)