Jeff Menezes was born in Tulare, CA; a small agricultural town in California’s central valley right between Fresno and Bakersfield. Leaving Tulare for college, Jeff earned a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley where he also commissioned as an Air Force Officer through the school’s AF ROTC program. After Berkeley, Jeff served as a project engineer for four years at the Global Positioning Systems Directorate, Space and Missile Systems Center in Los Angeles, California. Following this assignment, he moved to Cambridge, MA where he completed the Leaders for Global Operations program at the Massachusetts institute of Technology, earning an MBA from the Sloan School of Management (Class of 2018) and a Masters in Aeronautics and Astronautics (Class of 2018). Jeff now works in the Washington DC area where he continues to do more space related project management.