Jeffrey provides business leadership for the organization – focused on strategic direction, team performance, a superior customer experience and continuous company growth.
He brings to Compeat extensive experience creating sustainable value and driving optimal performance for organizations in various stages of growth and life cycle. He has worked extensively with the private equity and broader investment community in a range of portfolio company situations. In addition to his leadership roles, Jeff has also served as a board member and operating advisor to a number of companies.
Jeff previously served as GM and CEO for MarketTools, a provider of software and service for market research and backed by Texas Pacific Group’s (TPG) Growth Fund. Before MarketTools, Jeff was President and CEO of Tiburon Inc., the leading source of software for the federal and state public safety. Jeff joined Tiburon from The Gores Group, the private equity firm that acquired a majority stake in the organization. Jeff cultivated financial and transaction acumen as an investment banker with Morgan Stanley and operational depth and breadth in a variety of leadership positions with General Electric, where he became a Six Sigma Master Black Belt. Prior to his time with GE, Jeff led business development and market expansion as an initial team member of two successful startups, Citysearch and FutureStep.
Jeff earned his MBA at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and holds an undergraduate degree in business with concentration in hospitality management from the University of New Hampshire. Jeff is a member of YPO-Austin Chapter.
Besides spending time with his family, Jeff, a commercial pilot, enjoys flying, as well as skiing, traveling and great wines.