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NC Premium Masterclass: Solving Social Issues through Adventures
September 28, 2019 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Jeff is the Founder & CEO of The Explorer’s Passage (TEP). He created the company as a way to provide travelers with perspective on history’s greatest stories through adventure travel experiences across the globe. Each of the TEP adventures have an element of purpose which helps to drive social and environmental change. TEP partners with the world’s leading visionaries and institutions to provide team members with a more immersive and impactful travel experience so that guests have the opportunity to transform their lives through the power of adventure.
Previously, Jeff spent 15 years in executive leadership roles in sales, marketing, and investment management within the global financial industry. He also participated on various industry advisory boards, and as part of a team appointed by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York tasked to create a more stringent risk management industry framework following the global financial crisis.
In 2018, Jeff launched the Gladiator Trek Foundation, whose mission is to assist people afflicted with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) heal through the power of adventure. Through hiking and mountaineering, he hopes to help participants gain confidence and envision what is truly possible in their lives.
Jeff’s objective is to use his organizations to help tackle the world’s most important social issues through adventures across the planet. He believes that business can and should be used as a force for good in the world.