As Principal and Higher Education Regional Practice Leader for the Minneapolis Office, Jeff has focused his 30-year career on exceptional design and planning for academic facilities. Jeff has significant experience designing student-centered and active learning environments, including several of the nation's leading business and professional schools. He is a key strategic global resource on higher education for the entire firm. For over a decade Jeff has presented annually at the The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International Conference and Annual Meeting (ICAM), where he addresses and discusses planning and strategic issues that impact the world's top business schools. His ideas and thought leadership surrounding business school planning and design have been published in Dividends Magazine, BizEd and Bloomberg Business Week.
With nearly 40 major built commissions, Jeff has gained honors from American School and University magazine, the Association of Business School Officials, R+D magazine, AIA Minnesota, and the Society of American Registered Architects. He has also been an active participant and lecturer with the Society of College and University Planners and the Association of College Unions International.