Lora and Russ Talbot Endowed President and Chief Executive Officer
Life Member & Sustaining Life Donor
'14 PhD Education
Jeff was named president and CEO of the Iowa State University Alumni Association in 1999. In 2015, Jeff became the Lora and Russ Talbot Endowed ISUAA President and CEO. Under his leadership, the Association has grown to be the second-largest dues-paying alumni association in the Big 12 Conference and boasts one of the largest student membership programs in the country. Jeff directed the fundraising, design, construction, and dedication of the $10.5 million ISU Alumni Center, which opened in 2008. Jeff has more than 33 years of higher education experience. He oversees all Association programs, is secretary to the Stanton Memorial Carillon Foundation, publisher of all Association publications, a member of the ISU President’s Cabinet, and the Association’s liaison to the university and its affiliate organizations. Jeff currently serves as adviser to Beta Theta Pi Fraternity and is a member of the Ames Noon Rotary Club.
The Iowa State University Alumni Association is an independent 501(c)3, self-governing organization charged with the mission of engaging the talents and resources of alumni, students, and friends in the life, work, and aspiration of Iowa State University. Our vision is to become the lifetime partner in engaging all alumni, students, and friends with Iowa State University.