Jeff Schiefelbein has worked in the deregulated energy space since 2004 and serves as the Chief Culture Officer for 5 where he oversees sales, marketing and recruiting. Jeff has a proven track record of innovation and leadership through his involvement in company start-ups, technology development, personal coaching, and strategic management. Before 5, Jeff served as the Vice President of Sales at First Choice Power.
Jeff has also been nationally recognized for the creation and implementation of CARPOOL at Texas A&M University, the nation’s most successful college safe-ride program to reduce drunk driving. For his work on CARPOOL, Jeff was featured on ABC’s Volunteers Across America and has won numerous awards, including the National Daily Point of Light Award and the Texas Governor’s Volunteer Service Award.
Jeff has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Texas A&M University. He advises several nonprofits and serves as the President of the Board for The Highlands School in Irving, Texas. He is also a motivational speaker and the host of a monthly Catholic radio show on the Guadalupe Radio Network.
Jeff’s Why: “Every new day presents an opportunity to improve the lives of the people around us. At 5 we are given the chance to expand that reach and to use our intellectual capital and unique company culture to improve the lives of a wide-range of stakeholders including clients, vendors, suppliers, and our team members and their families. Our intentional focus on culture raise the bar in the deregulated energy industry while also changing the way business is done for many outside of the industry as well.”
Fun Fact: In 2002, Jeff performed off-Broadway in a disco-version of Shakespeare’s Midsummer Night’s Dream.
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