Jeff is committed to assisting Military Veterans prepare their Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSBs) for sale.
Originally from Reading, Pennsylvania, Jeff graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 2004. While at the Naval Academy, Jeff majored in Physics, had a 3.95/4.00 GPA, and graduated with distinction. These accomplishments entitled him to pursue graduate education immediately following graduation. In 2006, Jeff earned a Master of Science in Materials Science and Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
After graduating from MIT, Jeff completed the Navy’s nuclear power training program and reported to USS Rhode Island, a ballistic missile submarine. After a successful three-year tour of duty, Jeff completed his naval career at the Pentagon as part of the Chief of Naval Operations staff.
After leaving the Navy in 2012, Jeff joined the Class of 2014 at the Wharton School, where he double-major in finance and operations. After completing his MBA, Jeff worked in operations at Amazon and finance at Vitalyst, a software consulting firm.
In 2017, Jeff relocated to the Midwest to help a business partner pursue an entrepreneurship through acquisition strategy. The pair completed the acquisition of three small businesses in the government printing and election services space – Plerus (formerly MER), Byers Printing Company, and Creekside Printing. He served as CFO of these businesses.
Jeffrey Payne, MBA