After graduating with bachelor’s degrees from Penn State, Jeff earned a juris doctorate at the Dickinson School of Law and a master of law degree (tax) from Temple University School of Law. An expert on state tax policy and tax issues in the U.S., Jeff retired following a distinguished career working with Pennsylvania government offices, including the Department of Revenue and Auditor General; top accounting firms such as Arthur Andersen & Co. and PriceWaterhouseCoopers; and major corporations such as General Electric and IBM. He is a member emeritus of the Political Science Board of Visitors and a current member of the McCourtney Institute for Democracy and School of Public Policy Boards of Visitors. Beyond Penn State, Jeff serves as secretary/treasurer of The Carlisle Project, and as chair for both the Council on State Tax and the State Tax Research Institute. He and his wife, Sharon, a 1982 graduate of Dickinson School of Law, have two children.