Founder and Managing Director
North Inlet is designed to help owners and operators build great companies. Our core business is supporting clients in executing their M&A strategy, but we also back entrepreneurs in starting businesses and provide operating partners for troubled situations. In a world of specialists, we attract seasoned professionals who lead teams, solve problems and create sustainable value. We are a small shop working with a select group of clients to help them achieve their full potential.
As a founding partner of North Inlet, Jeff has drawn on his extensive financial services experience with major corporations and entrepreneurs alike. He was a senior leader in what is now Wells Fargo’s Investment Bank for nearly a decade, where leadership roles included serving as the Head of Corporate Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions, Private Equity Coverage and Leveraged Capital Groups. Jeff also worked as an investment banker for Citigroup from 1994 to 1999, and for Morgan Stanley from 1987 to 1994.
Jeff graduated from the University of Virginia with a B.S. in finance and marketing from the McIntire School of Commerce and an MBA from the Darden School of Business.
In his community, Jeff serves as an elder at Myers Park Presbyterian Church and is actively engaged in health and human services work in underserved neighborhoods in Charlotte. Married with four children, Jeff and his family have enjoyed many vacations in coastal South Carolina, where he can often be found in his john boat navigating the North Inlet.