Jeff is founding principal at Schoenberg Impact Advisors, a strategic philanthropic consulting firm for foundations and their grantees seeking to scale innovation for maximum social impact.

He was previously an advisor to The J.B. and M.K. Pritzker Family Foundation, a Chicago-based philanthropy. Mr. Schoenberg principally advised members of the Pritzker family on grant making for The Children’s Initiative, a project of the J.B. and M.K. Pritzker Family Foundation which seeks to enhance the early learning capabilities of infants and toddlers, with a special focus on at-risk children.

Jeff also enjoyed a 22-year career in government service.  He was a democratic member of the Illinois State Senate, representing the 9th district from 2003 to 2013.  While in the State Senate, he also served as Assistant Majority Leader.  He earlier served for six terms in the Illinois House of Representatives, having been first elected to that position in 1990.