He began his career with Press Journal Printing in 1996 as production manager and was promoted to General Manager in 2004. He has lead the division to win top awards in print quality over the past few years. He is involved in his community and serves on boards and projects; The YMCA Board of Directors, The Louisiana Rotary Club, the Riverfront Development Commission, and the Pike County Economic Development Agency, as well as others. He is the former president of the Louisiana Chamber of Commerce and the recipient of their Member of the Year award. Jeff also mentors youth during the local YMCA Reach and Rise Program.