As the global leader of Perkins+Will’s Higher Education Practice, Jeff continues the firm’s legacy of providing the highest quality design and planning services to higher education clients around the globe. He has successfully led master planning, programming, and design efforts for a wide variety of college and university clients for 30 years. Jeff is a nationally recognized leader and specialist in the design and planning of student life facilities. As one of the firm's student life experts, Jeff has led student union projects totaling more than five million square feet for clients from as far east as the University of Oxford to as far west as the University of Hawaii. His innovative consensus-building techniques have been widely recognized for their effectiveness by clients around the US and in the UK.
Jeff is a sought-after speaker on topics including sustainability, branding, trends in student life, the future of higher education and its corresponding effect on facilities design and planning. He has presented nationally at the Association of College Unions International, the National Association of College Auxiliary Services, the American Marketing Association, and the Society for College and University Planning.