Jeff Smith

Jeff Smith

Director Energy & Utilities Chicago


An authority in helping his utility clients bring new technologies to market, Jeff brings more than a decade of experience in customer-based energy resources, demand management strategies and distributed power systems. He specializes in delivering transformative utility technology projects to meet key business, operational, and customer initiatives.

Jeff is a member of the Energy and Utility QA team with a keen eye for detail. He is known for his ability to translate complex challenges into simple and executable steps.

Jeff joined West Monroe in 2011 from Recycled Energy Development, a clean energy project development/acquisition firm. He has a bachelor’s degree from Tufts University and an M.P.A. from Columbia University.

What makes Jeff different

Jeff is married with a son and prefers to “actively relax” by hitting the slopes than lounge on a beach. Because of this, he takes an annual ski trip to Park City, Utah. An avid runner, Jeff has also completed three marathons.

Where Jeff makes an impact

A Certified Energy Manager through the Association of Energy Engineers, Jeff is also a member of the Next Gen Council at the Environmental Law and Policy Center. The ELPC is the Midwest’s leading public interest environmental legal advocacy and eco-business innovation organization.

Meet the Energy & Utilities team