A native Oregonian, born and raised in Grants Pass, Jeff and his family moved to Central Oregon in 2007. A career in finance has allowed Jeff to live and work around the Pacific NW from Montana to Western Washington and then back to Bend. Through his position at Craft3 as Vice Prsident Business Lender, Jeff works with early-stage companies who are not quite ready for traditional finance with specialty lending focused on Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) borrowers, Food and Agriculture, Community Facilities, and Clean Technology. He also keeps busy with three school aged kids and youth sports. As a board member for HDFFA, Jeff looks to give back and support the community’s food systems and all the work that goes into keeping Central Oregon healthy and the wonderful organization that is HDFFA.