Jeff joined the LAGERS team in March 2010 and serves as the Education & Outreach Coordinator. Throughout his career, Jeff has always enjoyed helping people better understand the value of their benefits. Through his position with LAGERS, his focus is on how LAGERS can further educate its members, employers, and stakeholders about the value of retirement security. Some of Jeff’s duties at LAGERS include, coordinating and executing all external educational events, implementing and distributing all of LAGERS educational mediums including print, webinars, videos and LAGERS’ website, assisting with the overall strategic communications of the system, and he is a consistent contributor to all of LAGERS’ social media platforms.
Jeff has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in marketing from Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Missouri. Along with his formal education, Jeff has earned the Certified Retirement Counselor designation from the International Foundation on Retirement Education through Texas Tech Center for Financial Responsibility. Jeff is currently studying for his Masters in Business Administration with an expected completion in December of 2017. He is also a member of the National Association of Government Communicators and the National Pension Education Association.
When not in the office, Jeff enjoys spending time with his wonderful wife, Kara, and two children. They love to take quick road trips across Missouri, spend time outdoors or rooting on their favorite team, the St. Louis Cardinals.