Jeff joined the NCSPA in October of 2022 as the Research Coordinator. In his position, Jeff is responsible for managing strategic investments in research projects and determining long-term research priorities. He received Bachelor’s degrees in Animal Science and Poultry Science from NC State University. He also earned a Master’s degree in Crop Science from NC State University.
Jeff is a native of Mt. Gilead, North Carolina which is in Montgomery County. His family operated a corn, soybean, wheat and beef cattle farm. On the family farm is where a lifelong passion for agriculture was cultivated. Jeff and his wife Amy have four children and currently reside in Mills River, NC. His personal interests include Wolfpack athletics, farm machinery and cooking.