Jeff received a B.B.A. in Accounting from Abilene Christian University and earned a M.S. in Finance from the University of Oklahoma. He is a licensed CPA in the State of Texas and began his career in public accounting as an auditor with KPMG, LLP. Jeff is currently the Vice President of Finance & Accounting for Founders Oil & Gas Operating, LLC, an upstream oil & gas exploration company. Jeff has also held various leadership roles within the private equity industry including over eight years at TPG Capital, LP, a leading global private investment firm, and over three years at Blue River Partners, LLC, an outsourced back-office solution for investment advisors. Outside of work, Jeff volunteers with his local church, enjoys staying active outdoors with hunting, hiking and camping, as well as spending time with his wife Emily and their three children.