Jeff grew up in Lubbock, Texas, where he committed his life to Jesus at an early age, a sinner saved by grace (1 Tim. 1:15, Eph. 3:14-21, Heidelberg Catechism Q1, John 12:24-26). He is married to high school sweetheart, Erica, and they have two kids, Owen (who studies Engineering at Purdue) and Emily (a high school student and musician). After studying Greek and Latin at Baylor and Durham (UK), Jeff did graduate work at Princeton, where he discovered Westerly/Stone Hill and began attending in 1999. Having left academia in 2004, Jeff began working at Deloitte, where he leads sales and communications efforts in a national role. At Stone Hill Jeff has led a Greek NT Bible study, 4th-6th grade Sunday School, a small group, men's ministry, and served as elder for youth, as personnel elder, and as Vice President of the Board. Interests include mental well-being, wellness generally, current affairs, painting, and art museums.