Jeff has 30 years of experience working in the eating disorder recovery field. Before joining Alsana in 2020, Jeff served as President and COO of MonteNido Treatment Center from 1996 to 2016. During that time, his contributions resulted in tremendous growth and increased access to vital services for those in recovery. He also has four years of experience as a real estate agent, three years of experience in construction work, and two years of experience as high school math and history teacher.
Jeff describes himself as empathetic, competitive, and as someone with good values. He puts his spirituality first, then family, followed by career, and finally, fun. His hobbies include watching and playing sports, reading, and travel.
Jeff earned his Bachelor of Arts in Comparative Religion from Wheaton College in 1981, his Master of Arts in Theology from Fuller Seminary in 1985, his Master of Arts in Marriage, Family, and Child Therapy from California Family Study Center in 1991, and his Certificate in Psychoanalytic Studies from Los Angeles Institute and Society for Psychoanalytic Studies in 1999. His current role at Alsana is to provide clinical leadership in Westlake.
Jeff is a member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT) and the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals (IAEDP).