Jeff is a writer with bylines in The Washington Post, Fodor's, USA Today, Reader's Digest, Parents Magazine, Esquire, Cosmo, Good Housekeeping, PBS, and Time Out New York, among other publications. He has also had stories and monologues published in several books. In addition to his writing, Jeff won the 2016 Iris Award for Photography and 2017 Iris Award for Philanthropy. You can hear Jeff every week as the host of the Dad 2.0 Summit Podcast. His first book, 100 Questions for Dad, was published in September 2021 and second, 100 Things I Love About Dad, was published in December 2021.

He founded Stanchion in July 2020, in the midst of a pandemic and civil unrest, as a way of shining a bit of hopeful, creative light into the ever-creeping darkness, and to create something tangible and permanent in an ever-digitized and increasingly disposable world.

In addition to being a working travel writer and photographer, Jeff is a proud dad to a pair of teen daughters, a husband, son, and brother, European football obsessive, music lover, bread baker and amateur home cook, cat dad, home economics star student, and decent human being. Jeff's TBR is ever-growing. He lives with his wife in the East Village of Manhattan.