Jeff is also a well-known land development and homebuilding executive, holds an impeccable record of profit-focused growth, quality, and integrity in the residential and commercial real estate arena.
A recognized industry leader and the former Colorado President of U.S. Home and Regional General Manager for KB Home over Colorado and New Mexico, he has built a reputation for turnaround quality and operational control as the driver behind more than 20,000 homes and 10,000 acres of multi-use development throughout 100+ communities.
At U.S. Home, Jeff's career followed a trajectory from Project Manager to Division and Regoin President positions, culminating in his promotion to Colorado President. In this role, he created viable new revenue opportunities by opening multiple markets, while strengthening quality through careful customer feedback tracking-resulting in top JD Power rankings, Homebuilder of the Year, Built Green Hall of Fame distinction, and more than 100 MAME Awards representing the pinnacle of design, quality, and location.
Jeff has lent his executive acumen and industry vision to numerous industry organizations, serving in previous roles as Chairman of the Homebuilders Foundation, President of the Denver Homebuilders Association, Founder of HomeAid Colorado, Vice President for the Southeast Business Partnership, and Chairman of both the Colorado Council on Economic Education and the Aurora Economic Development Council, among other affiliations. A firm believer in industry promotion and community goodwill, he has nurtured relations with development resources among Colorado cities, counties, land development planners, real estate brokers, lenders, attorneys, and investors, and frequently assembles high-performance teams as key advisors to prominent projects.
Jeff has completed two years of graduate studies towards an Executive Master of Science degree in Real Estate and Construction Management at the University of Denver Daniels College of Business, and a Master of Science in Economics/Housing Economics from Iowa State University. He also holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Iowa State, earning Dean's List honors and studying under the former economic advisor to George H.W. Bush at the University of California at Berkeley.