A native of Junction City, Kansas, Jeff attended Kansas State University, University of Kansas, and University of Kansas Medical Center, receiving his bachelor of Occupational Therapy in 1988. He has worked as a contract provider to hospitals, as well as a private practice owner for over 20 years. Jeff received CHT (certified hand therapist) certification in 2004, and completed his doctoral degree at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions in 2007. Jeff has specialized in the treatment of various upper extremity and hand conditions for over 15 years. Jeff has been a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association and Kansas Occupational Therapy Association since 1988. In his spare time, he enjoys golfing and hunting.