Jeff joined HKW in 2006. In his current role as senior partner on the Operations team, he collaborates with the management teams of HKW portfolio companies during the hold period. Jeff also served as CEO at HKW from 2009 – 2015 and has served as Chairman of the Board for seventeen HKW portfolio companies.
Prior to joining HKW, Jeff spent more than 25 years as a manufacturing executive, most recently as CEO of First Technology PLC, a London Stock Exchange Company. He first connected with HKW as part of the management team at Control Devices, Inc., who partnered with HKW in 1994 to acquire the business from GTE Sylvania. Jeff earned his MBA and undergraduate degrees from the University of Maine.