The Director started his professional career in the Marine Corps in 1984 as a “legacy” 4th Generation Marine, where he served for 20 years. Upon transitioning from active duty to the Reserves, Jeffrey started as a Factory OEM Field Service installer for the Battery Manufacture/Service company, Yuasa / Later to be known as EnerSys. He continued his education in battery technology to receive his degree in Electro-Chemical Engineering working his way up from Field Installer to (FSS) Field service supervisor. He then made the transition and was promoted to the position as the Director of Operations Great Lakes region with Energy Products & Services (EP&S) which eventually became US Energia. Using this opportunity to expand his knowledge into the RF and engineering parts of Cellular industry. He volunteered to one of the first US Energia members to attend the “ComTrain” Tower Climbing School, eventually becoming a train the trainer for the company. As the organization changed so did, Jeffrey’s roles and responsibilities taking over the role as the National Director of Operations for the entire United States managing 3 Regional Managers and 60 Project Managers with 120 Installers Nationwide.
In 2009 Jeffrey transitioned to a DC power Technical consultant, providing resources and expertise on subject matter. While continuing his education, He then transitioned to the Director of Operations/Director of Cell Tower Services/Environmental Health & Safety Manager for US Energy that later became UltraLife Energy Services. Jeffrey was involved with the setting up and daily operations for all of the DC Power and Cellular provider service contracts including the $27,000,000.00 contract for 4G/LTE installs.
Jeffrey joined the PVI team as the Director of DC Operations, providing the technical skillset to aid in the set-up, design, and problem solving, and troubleshooting of DC Power, battery, and inverter systems. Providing our customers with design, build and troubleshooting support, as well as training in the use, deployment, and capabilities of DC Equipment and battery backup systems, while providing oversight and guidance to the teams project managers. Lending his experience to services including full turnkey, design, and building of Critical Infrastructure data centers, clean room environments. Installation of DC Power Plants from 100 Amps to 10,000 Amps. Provided the technical support for a “Green and Sustainable” facility utilizing (PV) Photo Voltaic power coupled with a DC rectification back up and supported with (Li-Ion) Lithium Ion battery backup system. This state of the art facility is an innovative test site proving the viability of a solar powered and DC backed up solution to the end user. Providing DC power to the desktop. He continues to further his personal growth and education. He attended the Martial Arts Hall of Fame in Valencia, Spain in 2009 where he received the “Military Martial Arts Instructor of the Year award” He keeps his professional education up to date with Bellcore/Telcordia and red card and the latest SCTE/ISBE Performance Expectations Inside Plant (ISP) .
In his personal time enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking, camping and practicing of primitive survival skills Jeffrey competed on a national level in long range shooting and holds several certifications through the NRA. He is a member of the Marine Corps League and volunteers his time to organizations like the Young Marines of the Marine Corps League and the Marine Cadets helping to assure the next generation of Americans are ready to meet any challenges that face our great nation.