Chief of Staff

Jeff Goettman

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Jeff Goettman serves as the Chief of Staff for Governor Glenn Youngkin. He holds a B.S. in Economics and Computer Science from Duke University and received an MBA from the Stanford School of Business.

Jeff was appointed as the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at the Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) in June 2017 to provide executive leadership to the export finance banking teams and the business administration activities of its 400+ employees. Starting in September 2019, Jeff also served as a Counselor for Domestic Finance in the U.S. Department of Treasury which included standing up the Operations Group that administered the $80 billion CARES Act program for the airline industry.

Jeff previously enjoyed a successful career in private equity and investment banking and served as the chairman of the board of more than 10 businesses. He founded CameronBlue Capital to invest in small and mid-sized businesses. Previously, he was a Managing Member at Thayer Capital Partners, a Washington, D.C. based private equity firm with more than $1.5 billion in equity investments, and he also provided merger and acquisition and financing advisory services with Morgan Stanley, Wasserstein Perella, and Robertson Stephens during his career.

Jeff has lived in Virginia for over 20 years with his wife of 30 years, and they have three wonderful children.