At the age of 5, Jeff persuaded his parents to allow him to attend Camp Greylock, Romaca’s brother camp in nearby Becket, Massachusetts. Jeff spent the next 20 years at Greylock, transitioning from camper to senior staff member. Under the guidance of his mentor, Bert Margolis, Jeff learned about camp organization and leadership skills from the inside. In the process he gained added respect for the benefits camp provides to children.
Between his Greylock and Romaca years, Jeff attended Northeastern University and, following graduation, became a decorated, senior paramedic in Jersey City, New Jersey. Jeff was also involved in his family’s manufacturing and real estate businesses. These varied experiences and his ongoing love for camp helped prepare him for his role as owner and director of Romaca.
When he’s not busy planning the next big thing at camp, Jeff shares his passion for hiking and outdoor adventure with campers and fellow staff. He frequently co-leads our most challenging hikes to the White Mountains and the Adirondacks - where he has the hands-on opportunity to instill his love for the trail with others.
Jeff resides in Sarasota, Florida, during the off-season with his wife Kimberly and their two daughters — both passionate Romacans like their parents. Jeff is an active board member at his local synagogue where he also sits on the religious school and nominating committees. In his free time, Jeff can be found snow skiing, hiking, traveling and relaxing with his family and their two lovable dogs.