“Jeff brought creative and innovative techniques to us, especially with regards to his approach on problem solving, marketing/sales strategies, and the accountability he held our team to.”

Walt CichockiReentry Professional, Connecticut

“His life is devoted to helping others by being an agent of change for Reentry people.”
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Barry DiamondExecutive Director, Reentry Survivors (P.R.I.D.E. Program), Connecticut

“From a very broken personal place, he has learned to become whole and to help others break through to places of compassion and enlightenment.”
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Tim AskewFounder, Corporate Rain International, Weekly Columnist, Inc. Magazine, New York , NY

“They spoke at length about their experiences with the criminal justice system, as well as outlining approaches they believe would make the system more effective.”
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Dr. John LawrieAssistant Professor, Criminal Justice Program Director, Albertus Magnus College, New Haven, Connecticut

“In the era of #MeToo, I’m still remembering his words: ‘we have to teach men how to behave better’.”
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Rev. John ShellitoAssociate Rector, St. George’s Episcopal Church, Arlington, Virginia

“We found Jeff and Jacquie to be open and honest as they shared their experiences leading up to incarceration and their struggles upon release.”
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Marilyn C. KainM.S., LADC, LPC, Adjunct Professor, Div. of Justice and Law Administration, Western CT State University, Danbury, CT

“Jeff operates out of a paradigm of care, heal-centeredness, education and awareness. His primary goal is to see people thrive and realize new hope from their past pain. I highly recommend Jeff for any public speaking engagement and as a collaborative partner.”
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Rev. Dr. Yvette Wilson-Barnes, J.D.Associate Dean for Student Affairs at the City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law and former Associate Dean for Student Affairs at Union Theological Seminary

“It was not a surprise to me that Jeff co-founded a prison ministry based on the work he did in my classes studying refugee and liminal communities, the underground economy, and the marginalized and oppressed.”
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Samuel CruzAssociate Professor of Religion and Society at Union Theological Seminary, New York, NY

“I have known Jeff for approximately 15 years, through good times and bad, sometimes on a nearly daily basis. I know of no one with his dedication, range of experience and better able to minister to his flock. His strategy and judgment border on genius.”


“Jeff is a fantastic human being with a powerful passion for people. I value his insight, structure and hard work ethic, and will be forever changed from knowing him.”
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Meredith Atwood, Podcast Host, Triathlete, Speaker, Author: The Year of No Nonsense, Massachusetts