As Chief Financial Officer, Jeff is responsible for the Finance, Accounting, and Legal departments at ForeSee. This includes establishing strategies, processes, and controls that enable the company to scale. Specifically, Jeff is responsible for all aspects of financial reporting, analysis, treasury, and taxes, in addition to all legal matters including customer contracts. Jeff was the winner of Crain's CFO of the Year Award in 2009.
Jeff came to ForeSee from ePrize, LLC, the worldwide leader in interactive promotions and loyalty programs, where he was the Chief Financial Officer. Jeff led the company through exponential growth while building the foundational business processes and procedures. Jeff not only led the company's refinancing, but also was responsible for large operational initiatives, such as revamping the pricing policies and compensation plans.
Prior to ePrize, Jeff was the Director of Financial Services at Valassis, the industry leader in promotional inserts. The company grew from $600M to over $1B during his tenure with the company. Jeff handled all aspects of M&A, treasury, tax, SEC reporting, SOX compliance, and many other areas. In fact, Jeff led the company's largest M&A and financing transactions in the company's history.
Jeff began his career at Ernst & Young as an auditor in the Detroit office, where he obtained his CPA.
Jeff is also the founder of Detroit's CFO Forum, a monthly forum in which CFOs share best practices.
Jeff received both his MBA and BBA from the University of Michigan.