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Jeff is a Senior HR Consultant with strategic HR inc.  As an experienced Human Resources professional with over 30 years of experience, Jeff has worked in a variety of industries to include banking, supply & distribution, manufacturing and hospitality.  As a strategic partner to the business, he provides high value HR solutions that help drive the business strategy forward.  Jeff has experience in:

  • Talent Assessments and development strategies
  • Performance Management system training and implementation
  • Leadership and management support and coaching
  • Merger and Acquisition support

Jeff’s commitment to providing Human Resources solutions to business leaders at all levels has made him a trusted advisor and a “go to” problem solver.  You can expect 100% transparency, accurate work and solid Human Resources solutions when working with Jeff.

Prior to joining strategic HR inc., Jeff spent six years as a Human Resources Business Partner supporting multiple lines of business in the Operations Center of Fifth Third Bank.  There, Jeff provided solid Human Resource advice and answers to the issues the business was facing.  Jeff was Director of Human Resources for Belvedere Hotels where he built a solid HR team as well as an office supporting multiple hotels.  Jeff also possesses merger and acquisition experience from DHL Globalmail and regional multi-site HR experience from Graybar Electric.

Jeff is based in Cincinnati, Ohio and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Cincinnati and a Master’s of Science degree in Organizational Leadership from the College of Mount St. Joseph.

If you have questions for Jeff or would like to contact him directly, email him at