Jeff is a seasoned global finance and operating executive with a passion for sustainability. Most recently, Jeff was CFO of Chiquita (NYSE: CQB), a $4 billion U.S. consumer products company, where he artfully managed the company's capital structure and helped achieve its best financial and operating results in more than a decade. In an earlier role as Corporate Responsibility Officer, Jeff transformed Chiquita's culture and reputation to become a leader in social and environmental performance.

Jeff was honored as Public Company CFO of the Year by Cincinnati Business Courier in 2008. Jeff started his career as a CPA in the Emerging Business Services practice at Deloitte. Jeff earned a B.A.
summa cum laude from Thomas More College and an M.B.A. with distinction from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Since 2002, Jeff has served as a member of the board of directors of Business for Social Responsibility, the leading global not-for-profit organization working with business to create a just and sustainable world.