Biography at a Glance
Jeff Woods is an Associate Director and Career Coach with Career Services in the Daniels College of Business. As a coach, he focuses on the development of graduate students and alumni whose careers target finance, accounting, and business analytics or positions in the financial services industry.
Prior to moving to Colorado, Jeff lived in the New York Metro area for 30 years. His 23 year career in Human Resources with Merrill Lynch and Bank of America included roles in Employee Relations, Diversity & Inclusion, Recruiting, Organizational and Leadership Development, Total Rewards, and Workforce Technology, Analytics and Business Intelligence. He was involved in several of the firms Mergers and Acquisitions including Smith New Court, Advest, and First Republic as well as the divestiture of Merrill Lynch Investment Management to Blackrock and the acquisition of the firm by Bank of America.
Jeff received his MBA in Marketing and Management from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at NYU. While there he delivered and managed consulting with the Urban Business Assistance Corporation (UBAC), a student run consulting firm focused on Minority/Women-Owned businesses and Non-Profit organizations. He has a BA in Music from Harding University.
In 2005, Jeff completed one of the first executive programs in human resources at the Harvard Business School where he earned a Certificate in Strategic Human Resources. He is jointly certified as a Senior Professional with the HR Certification Institute and as a Senior Certified Professional with the Society for Human Resource Management.