Originally from Edmonds, WA Jeff graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in Finance and Marketing. He has been involved in both sales and management development for the last 25 years and is currently Managing Partner for OneAccord, a firm providing interim Sales and Marketing executives, with 14 offices nationwide. His work history includes the strategic selection, development and training of a sales force that began as 56 people and grew to over 400 across all of Canada, Western US, and Mexico. Within the sales organization he personally managed, sales rose over 20 years at an 88% average annual growth rate. While building a growing organization he had nearly 100 direct reports in management positions working in diverse markets and cultures. Jeff founded OneAccord Partners in Jan ’05 – OneAccord is a partner-owned company helping organizations to multiply revenues through incorporating sales, marketing, and leadership best practices. In 2001 the vision for the “Christian Business Organization” was planted in Jeff’s heart to Connect, Encourage, and Equip Christians in the marketplace. Now called Kiros, there have been over 5,000 business leaders attend monthly meetings in Bellevue and Seattle. Jeff also serves on the boards of Youth Transition Network, Doingood Foundation, Circle Building Software Corp, and the Seattle Christian Foundation. He enjoys coaching soccer, basketball, and amateur car-racing. Jeff and his wife Amy attend Eastlake Community Church and have been married over 20 years with 3 girls, Lauren, Addy, and Camryn.