Jeff joined the Environmental Finance Center in January of 2021. His interest in the connections that exist among human and natural systems is reflected throughout his career as an informal educator and sustainability professional. Jeff’s experience spans watershed education, stormwater management, waste reduction, energy conservation, multimodal transportation, landscape restoration, community wellness, food insecurity and social justice. He has coordinated strategic planning and project implementation to address a range of environmental and social challenges in higher education and in the broader community, collaborating with students, researchers, natural resources professionals, educators, and outdoor enthusiasts as well as local governments and state agencies. Jeff is a graduate of the University of Kansas with a BA in Environmental Studies and a Master of Urban Planning.