As a principal with Michael Best Strategies, Jeff supports clients in the organization’s Colorado office. Known to be a dynamic policy strategist and campaign specialist, he collaborates with Strategies’ teams in its regional state offices as well as in Washington, D.C. to advance clients’ business objectives through constructive government engagement.
Prior to joining Strategies, Jeff founded Precision Policy Group and served as the company’s President. In this role, he led Precision’s team in political consulting, policy advising, and lobbying. He was first a lobbyist and then a partner with Mendez Steadman & Associates, a political consulting firm in Denver which became Mendez Consulting Inc. when Pat Steadman was appointed to the State Senate in 2009.
Previously, Jeff worked with the Colorado State Legislature as the legislative aide to the Chair of the Colorado House Education Committee. He began his political career in the legislative arena while residing in Alaska, where he was a legislative aide to two legislators and worked on education, labor, and natural resource committees.
He has successfully managed a variety of campaigns, including candidate races, municipal bond initiatives, and defeating statewide ballot measures.
Jeff regularly gives presentations on health care issues facing Colorado to clients and health care constituencies.