Department Director

Jeff came to the Town of Smyrna Human Resources Department in September of 2007 from Murfreesboro, TN to lead the organization as Human Resources Director. Jeff is responsible for the administrative, managerial and supervisory duties of the Human Resources department. This includes managing personnel records, pay and classification, recruitment, employee relations, and benefit and wellness programs. He develops and maintains personnel policies and procedures for the Town and recommends and implements policies and procedures in accordance with statutory standards.

Jeff has sixteen years’ experience in the human resources field and twenty-seven years in the public sector working for local government. Prior to his twelve years as the Director of Human Resources for Smyrna, he led the Rutherford County Human Resources Department for 4 years as the Human Resources Director.  Prior to that, he worked in the Rutherford County Finance Department for eleven years.

Jeff is a native of Rutherford County and has his bachelor's degree in Psychology from Middle Tennessee State University. He has a Master of Arts in Industrial / Organizational Psychology also from Middle Tennessee State University.