Jeff graduated from Georgetown University in 1999 with a BS in Foreign Service. He was commissioned in the United States Navy, where he served as a SEAL officer. Following his military service, Jeff served for seven years in the national security establishment within the Federal Government. He has been a resident of Springfield, Missouri, since 2009, and earned his Master of Arts in History from Missouri State University in May 2011. Jeff is currently a firefighter, and the President of Ronan Kennedy LLC, which provides business development consulting. He is also a No Labels citizen leader in Missouri. No Labels is a non-partisan organization, made up of Republicans, Democrats, and Independents, dedicated to the simple premise that our government should work again.