Jeff joined Viking Mergers & Acquisitions in 2017 after a successful 37-year career in the economic development profession in North and South Carolina, advising and assisting companies on new locations and expansions. He spent the last twenty-eight years of his economic development career in Charlotte where he led those efforts. He worked with a very diverse client base of small, medium and large companies as well as both domestic and international firms.
Jeff brings a professional, client-focused approach he learned in the economic development profession to Viking Mergers & Acquisitions and understands the importance of confidentiality throughout the process. His skills for project management and problem-solving help keep deals moving forward. He understands the need for attention to details and the emotional aspects of selling a business. His goal is to make the process seamless and an enjoyable experience for his clients.
Jeff and Angela, his wife of 19 years, live in the Lake Norman area with their teenage daughter, whom they adopted in Ukraine. They attend the Cove Church in Mooresville and enjoy traveling, spending time with their dogs, attending NASCAR races, doing outdoor activities together and supporting animal rescue groups. They are also dedicated fans of the Charlotte Independence soccer team. Jeff is a graduate of Furman University where he played soccer and was a member of the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity. He is also a graduate of the Institute for Organization Management at the University of Georgia and the Economic Development Institute at the University of Oklahoma. He serves on the board of the 600 Festival Association and is chairman of the board of directors of the Polymers Center of Excellence. He is also an active member of the NC Motorsports Association and the Lake Norman Economic Development Corporation.
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