After starting his career with Merrill Lynch, Jeff formed a partnership with Tom Dempster in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. He has also served as a Congressional staffer for former South Dakota Governor Bill Janklow. Jeff earned his degree from the University of South Dakota.
Jeff currently resides in Sioux Falls with his wife and two daughters. He enjoys golf, exercise, and running. He has completed six marathons, three of which were with his wife.