For more than seventeen years Jeff has been providing leadership in strategic communications, public relations, relationship marketing, and business development to private and public enterprises, emerging and growth businesses, new ventures, athletes, and non-profit organizations. I have a passion to deliver the unexpected, drive revenue and growth, capture mindshare to drive marketshare, enhance brand equity, and most of all...maximize shareholder value.
His media relations work has generated countless media placements to include The Today Show, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Bloomberg, CNN, USA Today, Newsweek, Fortune Magazine, Forbes, People Magazine, The Los Angeles Times, Fox News Channel, ESPN, The Boston Globe, The Washington Times, The Boston Business Journal, Banker and Tradesman, Fox Sports and Men’s Vogue.
Most recently Jeff served as Director of Public Relations for RVC USA, an international $1B fund of funds venture capital firm. Before joining RVC USA, Jeff was a Principal at Gulko Strategic Marketing & Business Development and prior to entering the private sector, Jeff served in senior positions with the US Government to include The White House, The Central Intelligence Agency, The Department of Energy, The Supreme Court of The United States and The Department of Homeland Security.
Jeff served as National Grassroots Director for the Bill Richardson for President Campaign. In this role he spearheaded the national grassroots campaign which consisted of more than 20,000 volunteers and raised more than $30M.
As a Counter-Terrorism Analyst at CIA, Jeff tracked and analyzed terrorist incidents throughout the world and assisted in the production of the “Global Patterns of Terrorism” report that is used by both the President and Congress. During his tenure at the CIA, Jeff worked the Directorate of Operations, the Directorate of Intelligence, and the Mission Support Office as an analyst focusing on Counter-Terrorism, Weapons of Mass Destruction, Weapons Proliferation, and as a Special Investigator.
At DHS, Jeff worked for the Infrastructure Assurance and Protection Directorate as a member of the threat production team responsible for preparing and disseminating bulletins and advisories to state and local governments, law enforcement, and private industry. At both DOD and The Supreme Court of the United States, Jeff served as a Continuity of Operations Analyst and supported the development and implementation of a comprehensive Test, Training, and Exercise (TT&E) program for both institutions.
At DOE, Jeff served as Special Assistant to the Secretary of Energy. In this role, Jeff handled sensitive intelligence, political and communications issues for the Secretary and served as the primary liaison between the Secretary and US Embassies throughout the world. Jeff coordinated all logistical issues to include transportation, hospitality, and security.
At The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), Jeff served as Deputy Manager of the White House Athletic Initiative Against Drugs and served as the primary liaison between the White House and professional and amateur sports. Jeff created the National Coachathon Against Drugs, a national effort which included the participation of over 100,000 coaches nationwide. Jeff was recognized by US News and World Report for changing the mindset of the nation and its athletes on this issue.
Jeff is a graduate of The George Washington University and is on the Board of Directors of Project R.I.S.E., a Boston-based nonprofit which educates at-risk youth and prepares them for a college education.