Jeff Geller is the Executive Vice President for Alvarado Concepts, LLC and Palo Alto Inc., one of the largest franchisees of Yum! Brands which includes Taco Bell, KFC and Pizza Hut. Palo Alto Inc. currently holds more than 200 assets in six states. In his role with Palo Alto, Jeff manages and oversees the organization’s real estate assets, construction and facilities management.
Jeff’s dedication to the community spans several local and national organizations including: serving as a founding member and ongoing supporter of the Denver Hospice NexGen committee; organizer of Wines for Life, a cancer fundraiser in honor of his father, James V. Geller, which was a catalyst for bringing the first PET-CT scanner to Colorado; serving on the ticketing committee of the I Have a Dream Foundation. He is currently a member of the board of directors for Denver Health Foundation, the National Restaurant Association and Colorado Academy, one of Colorado’s most prestigious private schools.
A graduate of Ithaca College with a B.A. in Political Science, Jeff was named Division III “Player of the Year” and two-time All American for his skill and leadership as a baseball player. He was recently inducted into the Ithaca College Sports Hall of Fame. In 2010, Jeff was selected as one of fifty members to the Leadership Denver program.