Jeff Grant, Board of Advisors
has dedicated his
life to various forms of service, both professionally and personally.
He is currently on the Board of Directors of Family Reentry, Inc., where he serves as its Vice Chairman, and as volunteer Chief Operating Officer of its wholly-owned subsidiary, Fresh Start Enterprises.
leadership, Fresh Start Enterprises
refocused its core business to real estate property services.
In changing from a business-to-consumer model to business-to-business model, Fresh Start Enterprises
increased its sales revenues from $114K in fiscal 2010, to $350K in 2011, and is projected over $500K for 2012.
Now employment training more than twice the number of ex-offenders, formal classroom and on-the-job training programs have been enlarged and completed, with full outcome accountability and performance measurability.
Ex-offender clients attend a "Community Matters" team meeting each Saturday morning that offers soft skills instruction and specific work place training.
Yale University Research
has proven that ex-offenders who complete the Fresh Start program reduce their chances of recidivism by over fifty-four (54%) percent.
In fall 2011, Jeff's work at Family Reentry
and Fresh Start Enterprises
was recognized when he
was given the Elizabeth Bush Award for Volunteerism.
Mrs. Bush appeared at the Family Reentry Annual Benefit and personally gave Jeff
a commemorative plaque in honor of the occasion.