Jeff brings more than 30 years of hands-on non-profit leadership experience to Starboard Leadership Consulting, including 11 years as president of the United Way of Eastern Maine, and 12 years of fundraising and related work for Kimball Union Academy and Trinity College. Since joining with Rudman Winchell in 2005 to form Starboard Leadership Consulting, Jeff has consulted with dozens of organizations and their leaders on strategic, leadership, and management issues.
He has successfully facilitated nonprofit mergers, counseled organizations through executive searches and leadership transitions, led strategic planning processes, and supported the development and implementation of a wide range of efforts, from community assessments to board governance projects. He is also a certified "Everything DiSC" facilitator and trainer.
Jeff has also developed an online board self-assessment for nonprofit boards of directors that is available through the Maine Association of Nonprofits, and he is a frequent presenter and workshop leader on a lengthy list of topics.
As a volunteer, Jeff has gained substantial experience as a member of a variety of state and local boards, including the Bangor School Committee and the Unity College Board of Trustees. He has chaired the boards of the United Ways of Maine, the Maine Philanthropy Center, Bangor area's Communities for Children, and the Maine Health Access Foundation. He currently serves on the Board of the Maine Conservation Alliance. His active community service has resulted in Jeff being honored by Bangor Rotary with their Paul Harris Fellow's award and by the Bangor YMCA for his work on behalf of youth.
A 1980 graduate of Bates College, with an M.A.L.S. degree from Dartmouth College, Jeff and his wife live in Bangor, Maine, and have two grown children.