Jeff Boss is a professionally accredited executive coach, consultant, author, speaker and former Navy SEAL who works with leaders and their teams to find clarity in chaos.
Prior to co-founding Chaos Advantage, Jeff was a Navy SEAL at the highest level where, across 8 deployments, his top military awards included: 4 bronze stars with valor, 2 purple hearts, 2 presidential unit citations, and 6 combat action ribbons, among others.
Complementary to leadership and team coaching and consulting, Jeff designs and delivers leadership workshops, seminars and online courses. His background in special operations and management consulting bring an unparalleled perspective into high performance at the individual, team, and organizational levels.
A weekly contributor to Forbes and Entrepreneur who has been featured by Fox News, ABC, Inc., BBC, Raytheon, Task and Purpose, The Examiner, Talent Culture, The Morning Standard, Business Insider, ExecutiveCoaches.com, CEO.com and more.
Jeff is a founding team member of the SEAL Future Fund, a non- profit that integrates former and transitioning SEALS into the business sector. He holds a Bachelor’s of Arts in Spanish from The Ohio State University, a Master’s of Science in Organizational Leadership from Norwich University, and a certificate in Leadership Coaching for Organizational Performance from George Mason University.
Jeff is co-founder of The Adaptability Metric, a proprietary tool that measures individual disposition toward change, as well as a business advisor to a Miami-based tech company, PropelU. He is certified in administering, interpreting, and implementing the Hogan Business Reasoning Inventory (HBRI) as well as the Emotional Quotient Inventory (EQ-I). Finally, Jeff both educates and entertains by way of speaking engagements through the prestigious Harry Walker Agency speaker’s bureau, where previous speeches entailed “Navigating Chaos,” “Driving Change,” and “The SEAL Mindset.”
A busy man, Jeff is the author of Navigating Chaos: How To Find Certainty In Uncertain Situations and Managing The Mental Game: How To Think More Effectively, Navigate Uncertainty, And Build Mental Fortitude.
Spencer has nearly 15 years of leadership, management, and executive sales experience. He is a proven sales leader, coach, and trainer who has worked with some of the largest and most reputable sales organizations. As a leader and manager of teams, Spencer has generated over $1 billion in sales volume.
Spencer will be the first to tell you that if one thinks they are an “expert,” complacency has or will set in, followed by chaos. Spencer believes the great separate from the good when a philosophy of adaptable-learning and ongoing development is embraced.
Prior to Chaos Advantage, Spencer was the managing director at HFO Investment Real Estate, the Pacific Northwest’s leader in multifamily investment property sales. Spencer oversaw the strategy and execution of the firm’s short-and- long term objectives. During his time HFO’s revenue and net profits grew nearly 250%.
Preceding HFO, Spencer managed sales teams for multiple offices at Marcus & Millichap, the largest and most active investment property sales firm in North America, with $37.8 billion in closed transactions in 2015. Spencer was responsible for sales training, recruiting, assisting in procuring new clients, and strategic market deployment of brokers.
Spencer’s career in commercial real estate began as a broker at Flinn Ferguson Corporate Real Estate, in Seattle, WA, where he trained and worked with some of the top brokers in the country. Spencer’s leadership and track record also opened a door for him to work on a business development team at Amazon.com, earning a top producer award. In less than 18 months Spencer helped scale and lead his sales team from $13 million to over $100 million.
In college Spencer played football for the University of Washington and participated in five bowl games including the 2001 Rose Bowl Championship, He also student-coached with the Huskies under Head Coach, Rick Neuheisel, and the legendary Defensive Line Coach, Randy Hart.
Without question, Spencer’s true passion is his family. He and his wife Lisa love the chaos their four children create, especially on the weekends with all of their sporting events.