Chief Financial Officer
Jeff is the Chief Financial Officer for the Solidago Foundation and its affiliated Foundations, overseeing all of the financial systems and managing the Mission Related Investments and Program Related Investments. A graduate of Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations, he received a master’s degree in Resource Economics and Policy from the University of Maine, where he worked to pioneer sustainability focused impact assessment techniques. Jeff has also worked in the private sector as a serial entrepreneur, developing and selling food sector businesses, and as a chief financial officer for several restaurant chains and food manufacturers.
Jeff has been a part of the impact investing community since 2003. He has led due diligence on many direct impact investments, served as a founding member of PVGROWS, and continues to work on initiatives designed to direct impact investment dollars to fill capital caps in under resourced communities. Jeff is also a board member and the vice chair of Confluence Philanthropy, and was an adjunct faculty member in the Antioch University Sustainable MBA program from 2007-15, where he taught Ecological Economics for Social Entrepreneurs. Building on his experience teaching at the MBA level, he works to build curriculum to advance community governed capital projects.
Jeff lives in Northampton MA, with his wife, three children and the forever puppy, Ginger.