Portfolio Director
Birmingham, AL
Portfolio Director

Jeff Sommer

Jeff joined Retail Strategies in January 2018 as a Portfolio Director. Jeff serves as the main point of contact for clients in Alabama, Georgia, and South Carolina, while working to develop retail and restaurant development opportunity for our client cities.

Prior to joining Retail Strategies, Jeff was State Director for U.S. Senator Luther Strange. He managed five state offices while serving as the Senator’s liaison to all local governments, Chambers of Commerce, and constituent companies. Jeff also spent four years in Montgomery working as a Governmental Affairs Manager for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama.  There he managed legislative and regulatory issues impacting the company’s operations and customers.

His experience includes political grassroots work for a statewide campaign and serving Alabama as the Director of Constituent Services for the Office of Attorney General.

Jeff is a graduate of Auburn University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and minor in Business Administration.

A “bone” doctor.. I later learned they are called orthopedists.

George Strait- Amarillo by Morning, or Boyz II Men

 Kings of Leon or run around with the Rat Pack crew in their heyday.