Jeff Sobers is the product marketing manager for financial solutions at Blackbaud. He has nearly twenty years of experience in accounting, professional services, sales, and marketing. At Blackbaud, he actively gathers market feedback to understand nonprofit needs and market trends in order to improve the quality of Blackbaud’s accounting products and services. Prior to joining Blackbaud, Jeff served as a Project Manager for Avaya, Inc., where he led the implementation of systems to BellSouth, Coca-Cola, EarthLink, and InterContinental Hotels. Jeff was also a Global Account Manager for Cabletron, Inc., and he began his career as a Controller at a regional optical chain. Jeff currently serves as the treasurer on the Board of Directors of disAbility Resource Center, one of three centers for independent living in South Carolina, and he holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.