Jeff is a principal at Kainos leading the evaluation, execution and management of investment opportunities in the food and consumer products sectors. He is motivated by the firm’s transparent culture and its partnership approach with management teams. Jeff loves working alongside talented management teams at Kainos’ partner companies to help them build and grow their market leading businesses.
Prior to joining Kainos in 2017, he was a vice president at CenterOak Partners and an associate at Brazos Partners. Jeff began his career as an investment banker with Deutsche Bank’s M&A Group in New York.
He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School where he graduated with distinction, and a B.A. in Economics and History, magna cum laude with honors, from Vanderbilt University.
He has served as a board member of Care for AIDS and is passionate about its mission to provide HIV relief in Africa. In his spare time, he enjoys exploring the Dallas food scene with his wife, watching college football, sailing on White Rock Lake and spending time with his two sons and daughter.Back