Jeff Vedder joined The University of Cincinnati in February 2014 as the Development Coordinator for Leadership Gifts and currently serves as the Director of Annual Giving. Vedder's primary responsibilities include the management and implementation of the Director's Society/George Smith Society and all associated events and activities, as well as donor stewardship. Additionally, Vedder manages the VIP Press Box for football games, as well as the Athletic Director's suite for men's basketball games.
Prior to coming the Cincinnati, Vedder spent two years in the athletics development office at Ohio University. At Ohio, Vedder managed sales and renewals for premium football and basketball seats, coordinated donor visits and managed courtside seating for basketball, among other duties.
While working for Ohio, Vedder earned a Master's of Sports Administration and a Master's of Business Administration. He previously earned a Bachelor's Degree in Marketing and Logistics from Ohio State University in 2010.