Jeff has served as a board member and IT Director of MAPS since its inception. He is Co-Founder and President of MRW Connected, Inc., a 14-year-old full service web development company, where he is responsible for all company oversight, planning, business development, support, staffing, technology, and budgeting.  MRW is a BCorp and 1% for the Planet member company. He has created and run several web-based companies, including Healthcommunities.com. He also founded an after-school program for at-risk, low income, minority teenagers in Holyoke, MA.  The program has provided academic, emotional, and mentoring support to over 700 youths.  Jeff believes in and supports education and equality as agents of peaceful change at the neighborhood level.  He is actively involved in mentoring youth, coaching girls’ sports, volunteering in his community, teaching leadership to youth and adults, teaching college courses, and enjoying the outdoors.