Member of Compensation Committee
Chairperson of Nominating & Corporate Governance Committee
Jeff has been a member of the Board and the Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Board since August 2013, has been a member of the Compensation Committee of the Board since December 2015, and has been a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of the Board since April 2017. He has served as Managing Director of Topaz Consulting, LLC, a financial consulting firm, since he founded the company in April 2014. Prior to that, from 2004 through 2014, Jeff held multiple leadership positions with the TJX Companies, including Senior Corporate Advisor, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Administrative Officer, Chief Business Development Officer, and Senior Executive Vice President. Prior to that, he served as Chief Financial Officer of Big Lots, Inc. from 2001 to 2004. Jeff also serves on the board of directors of Synchrony Financial, a consumer financial services company, the board of directors of Save-A-Lot Food Stores, a national US-based grocery chain, the board of directors of Bargain Hunt, a deep discount retailer, the board of directors of Wayfair Inc., an online destination for the home, as well as the board of directors of Dollar Tree, a leading operator of discount variety stores.
Jeff earned an M.B.A. and a B.A. in Economics and Political Science from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University.