Vice President for Land Protection
Jeff has been a Knox county resident for over 50 years, graduating from the Mount Vernon High School, and The Ohio State University with a Bachelors degree in Business. After working as a teenager at the McConnell Berry Farm, he purchased and operated Blueberry Hill, a 20-acre blueberry farm located in northeast Knox County, for more than 15 years. He elected to retire from Siemens Energy Inc, formerly Rolls-Royce Energy and Cooper Energy Services, with over 37 years of service after holding various manufacturing management positions. Jeff has a life-long interest in the outdoors including hiking, bike riding, golfing, hunting, fishing, and along with his wife Pat, enjoys gardening and bird watching. He has also been an active volunteer for the CES Credit Union for over 30 years, where he currently serves as Chairman of their Board of Directors.