Jeff was long considered one of the pioneers of the commercial refrigeration industry. During his tenure Jeff led a number of strategic initiatives that accelerated organic growth and diversified the company’s customer base into new end markets and geographies. Jeff partnered with Aurora in 2004 to transform Anthony from a U.S. commercial refrigerator door manufacturer into a global, diversified refrigerated merchandising specialist. In partnership with Aurora, Jeff led the acquisition of six complementary businesses that expanded Anthony into Asia and Europe, added reskinning services, and provided a leadership position in the highly specialized curved glass market. In addition to his team at Aurora, Jeff partnered with independent directors Margaret Dano, Richard Goodspeed, and Paul Shelton.