Jeff has worked with and held CFO roles with companies such as Deloitte, iMagicTV, Q1 Labs, and Genesys Laboratories Canada. He was the Chief Financial Officer for Radian6 and executed its sale to Salesforce.com in 2012. Jeff brings with him more than 20 years of successfully leading ICT companies through Canadian and US venture capital financings, Cross-border IPO’s and international M&A activities.
Jeff’s senior financial leadership has helped companies move from angel stage financings to profitability and international expansion. He has taken a company public on the NASDAQ and TSX and sold a publicly traded company to international buyers. As the COO of East Valley Ventures, Jeff focuses on the entrepreneur to help create a cohesive, extraordinary team, assist with idea iteration (ideation) and finally on capitalizing their company.
Jeff is a graduate of St. Francis Xavier University and a Chartered Accountant. A former varsity basketball player for St.FX, he is now the senior coach at their summer camp. Locally, he coaches basketball, soccer, hockey and lacrosse in minor sports leagues. He is past Chair of PropelICT, a former member of Atlantica Centre for Energy, and currently a board member of Enterprise Saint John. Jeff lives in Saint John with his wife Cathy and three children, Matthew, Jamie and Stuart.