Jeff is currently the Chief Operating Officer and former Colorado State Director of Americans for Prosperity, a grassroots free-market, free-enterprise organization. Jeff owns Rocky Mountain Consultants, a Colorado Springs based company providing business development consulting services to several business clients. Crank serves as the President of the Pikes Peak Firearms Coalition.
He was a candidate for U.S. Congress in the 5th Congressional District Republican Primary in 2008 and 2006. Jeff has served as Vice President, Government Sales for XAware Corporation, a data integration company and previously served as the Senior Vice President for Governmental Affairs for the Greater Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce.
Jeff served on the Washington staff of U.S. Congressman Joel Hefley from 1991-1998 where he focused on military issues and served as the Administrative Director. During this time he helped author several pieces of legislation including the Military Family Housing Privatization Act and legislation to stop the transfer of U.S. missile technology to China.
Jeff’s favorite things to do are pheasant and big game hunting throughout the western United States – but only with his favorite hunting buddies – his son, Joel and his dog, Indy – a great friend and fierce hunting Hungarian Vizsla. He also enjoys spending time with his wife, who has put up with him for over two decades and his daughter, Jessica, who melts his heart.