Jeff is the market leader for our mobility, supply chain and manufacturing teams. He joined Baker Tilly after our firm merged with Global Development Partners, where Jeff was an executive partner. In addition to serving as the market leader for our mobility, supply chain and manufacturing teams, Jeff also leads our international services practice. In his role, his team helps clients to successfully grow and thrive across Baker Tilly's global presence in more than 145 territories.
Fluent in Portuguese and Spanish, Jeff also leads The Center for the Return of Manufacturing – our firm’s hallmark initiative to competitively restore key manufacturing sectors to the U.S., to assisting foreign-owned companies in launching manufacturing facilities domestically and in fueling exports of U.S.-made products.
In his career to date, Jeff has held international operations and growth leadership roles for two Fortune 500, Tier 1 automotive suppliers, as well as early-stage companies, where he led complex international assignments in corporate strategy, global trade, operations, marketing and business development.
Having lived abroad in numerous countries, his experience blends the theory of global trade economics with the practical application and daily realities of successfully operating a global business enterprise.
Invited often to meet with legislators and policy-makers on global growth and international business, Jeff is also a bi-national board member in the U.S.-Mexico Chamber of Commerce. In this capacity, he and his fellow board members have been tasked with providing direct recommendations, input and perspective to The White House and Congress on matters related to global trade, national security, and foreign relations.
Post-graduate studies in international leadership
Harvard University (Cambridge, Massachusetts)
Masters of Business Administration – with distinction
The University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, Michigan)
Bachelor in Design Engineering – cum laude
Middle Tennessee State University