Jeff Levy

Jeff Levy an entrepreneur, coach and mentor and has helped hundreds of individuals open their own franchise or small business. Over the course of his career he’s been recognized for this contributions by winning awards that include: Makingthejumpbook

  • 2011 15 year Mentor Recognition award at Seattle University
  • 2010 Winner “Outstanding Contributions” to FSB International
  • 2009 Franchisee of the Year at the Entrepreneur’s Source

His entrepreneurial ventures are highlighted in the book, “Changing Careers after 40.”

Since moving to the Pacific Northwest in 1984 Jeff has spent his time in entrepreneurial pursuits.  He was founding member of Windswept Capital which was formed to purchase Spider Staging Corporation.  Jeff was President and COO of Spider prior to the acquisition of the enterprise by Flow International in 1992.  While at Flow, Jeff served as an officer of that public company for five years until he and a partner developed a management buyout of several Flow divisions. He then became the Executive VP and a principle of SafeWorks LLC.  In 2002, Jeff established the Seattle Entrepreneur Source franchise.

Jeff has been invited to speak at hundreds of small business and franchising events.  These initiations came from the likes of industry organizations such as SCORE and the Entrepreneur’s Source.  Additionally, companies and universities such as JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America and Seattle University have requested his services.

Today Jeff spends his time helping individuals to clarify their goals: financial, work-life balance and values, so they can properly evaluate self-employment career options.

Jeff was past chairman of the educational committee at the Seattle University Business School Entrepreneurship Center and serves on its board.

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