Jeff is the provost of Seattle Pacific University prior to which he was the dean of the SPU School of Business and Economics where he taught business ethics and business law. During his tenure as dean, the School opened its Center for Integrity in Business, launched the annual Social Venture Plan Competition, and began an innovative new graduate program focused on social and sustainable business.
Jeff’s book, Why Business Matters to God, is a must-read on the subject of the theology of business.
Prior to his tenure at SPU, Jeff earned his Juris Doctor from Yale Law School and was a partner with the international law firm of Davis Wright Tremaine where he practiced for more than 20 years. He concentrated his practice in commercial finance and natural resources.