Chief of Corporate Development + Legal Officer
Jeff ensures alignment of the Company’s technology platform with regulatory requirements as well as business needs. Before joining Securrency, he was a shareholder in the law firm of Smith Anderson, a Chambers Band 1 firm in North Carolina. Jeff has participated in more than 75 significant M&A transactions, and advised on numerous private equity, commercial and technology licensing arrangements. Immediately prior to joining his current firm, Jeff practiced corporate and securities law with the Chicago office of Sidley Austin LLP.
Jeff is committed to serving the world community. He is a former Chairman of the Board of Rise Against Hunger, an international hunger relief and developmental assistance organization that operates around the globe, and more recently, a member of its Global Strategic Planning Committee. He currently serves on the North Carolina Board of CPA Examiners, a state licensing body, and is a member of the International Qualifications Appraisal Board. Jeff is a certified nuclear engineer and holds an M.A. from the University of Maryland (College Park) and a J.D. (With Honors) from The University of Chicago Law School.