Jeff was born in Oakland and raised in the East Bay Area. Although he graduated from Chico State, Jeff has attended a number of colleges including San Diego State, University of Arizona and Chico State. Jeff has been in the insurance industry and with Crist, Fritschi and Paterson since 1992 and is proud to be a part of the legacy and business that his grandfather helped establish in 1937. He enjoys helping clients and acting as a problem solver.
Jeff resides in Walnut Creek with his beautiful wife Shannon, their two sons Clayton and Tanner and a Puggle named Summer. In addition to the constant organized sports the boys participate in throughout the year, they spend their summers boating and wakeboarding at Lake Tahoe and the San Joaquin Delta and winters snowboarding and skiing. When he’s not playing some sort of sport, Jeff can be found rewriting his novel and noodling on his guitar. He also enjoys supporting a few non-profits and local school districts. Jeff is proud to also serve on the Board of Directors for the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of California.