Jeff Harris was an investor in and director of Prodesse Inc. of Waukesha, Wisconsin, until it was sold to Gen-Probe in 2009, and is an investor in and director of Shamrock Energy Corp. and Okanjo Partners Inc., early-stage technology companies in Wisconsin. He also is an investor and director of Challenger Capital, a middle market investment banking firm, and a director of Guy & O’Neill, a Wisconsin manufacturing company, and AMN Health Services Inc., an NYSE-listed health care staffing company based in San Diego.
He served as a director of Sybron Dental Specialties Inc., Playtex Products Inc., and Apogent Technologies Inc. before the sale or merger of those companies. Prior to becoming a director of Apogent, Mr. Harris served as its vice president, general counsel and secretary. Mr. Harris earned a Bachelor of Science degree in economics from Ohio Wesleyan University and a juris doctor from the Ohio State University College of Law. Mr. Harris is a director of Brookfield Academy, and is a former director and active with the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts.