Jeff Kramer

Assistant Vice President of People

Jeff Kramer is the assistant vice president of people at 1st Global, where he oversees the daily operations of the Human Resources Department and strives to continually maintain and improve employee culture and engagement throughout the entire organization.

He began his career with 1st Global in 2014 and finds value in helping to provide an enjoyable workplace for employees so that they can, in turn, provide even more exceptional service to the clients and advisors they serve.

Jeff received his Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology and Master of Arts degree in counseling from George Washington University and subsequently earned his certification in performance management innovation (PMI) from the Human Capital Institute. Prior to 1st Global, he gained a variety of experience in the field of human resources as the vice president of human resources at GAB Robins, webMethods and the Thomson Corporation (now Thomson Reuters); the vice president of management effectiveness at Fidelity Investments; and the senior human resources advisor and vice president of human resources at QBE North America. He appreciates that his current role provides him the opportunity to create a compelling employment experience for all 1st Global staff members — which ultimately improves overall service to advisors, allowing them to help their clients’ financial dreams become realities. He stays active in the professional community through his involvement in the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM), the Human Capital Institute (HCI) and DallasHR.