Jeff began his wine lending career in 1993 in Napa Valley. He has worked with wineries, vineyards and related companies throughout California, Oregon and Washington. He managed a private banking group that worked with wine industry owners to develop business succession plans.
A native of Indiana, Jeff grew up farming and has a deep appreciation of the challenges that face people in agribusiness. Jeff owns and operates a grass fed beef company in Sonoma County. He is a locavore and advocate of sustainable agriculture.
When not spending time with his family and friends, he loves to be in the saddle.