Jeff is originally from Wayne, Nebraska, and, now a Kearney resident, is a lawyer practicing for the last thirteen years at Lieske, Lieske, & Ensz in Minden, Nebraska. This is Jeff’s second performance with Crane River Theatre, his first being The Secret Garden. Jeff is also a veteran performer at the Kearney Community Theatre, most recently appearing as George Bailey in the 2017 KCT production of It’s a Wonderful Life. Jeff’s favorite activities include DIY home improvement projects, paying professionals to fix his DIY projects, and spending time with his rambunctious boys, Elliott, six, and Emory, three. Jeff would like to thank his wife, Brette, for supporting him being in Mamma Mia.