Jeff joined Tyler in 1991 and has had roles in implementation, client support, and project management. He has held leadership positions across every aspect of Tyler’s courts and justice operations. Jeff led the initial development of the Odyssey courts solution as vice president of software development, led its national rollout as vice president of sales, and then served as president of the Courts & Justice Division. In 2017, he was named senior vice president of strategic initiatives, where he led the integration of Tyler’s Data & Insights Division into the company. Jeff was named Tyler’s chief strategy officer in January 2020. He was then named chief operating officer in February 2021. Prior to joining Tyler, Jeff was a Tyler client, serving as a deputy sheriff for Denton County, Texas. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in management information systems from the University of North Texas.