Jeff is an Operating Partner serving on the Board of Directors for several Sterling portfolio companies. Jeff joined Sterling in 2006 as a Managing Director and served as the firm’s Chief Financial Officer through 2012 and its Chief Operating Officer through June 2017. Prior to joining Sterling, Jeff spent 11 years at Grotech Capital Group and worked at Ernst & Young in their audit practice. Jeff received a BS in Accounting from the University of Maryland and an MS in Finance from Loyola College. He is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive) and a Certified Financial Planner.