Jeffrey D. Weedman, '75
Professional Association: Founder/CEO (Retired), Cintrifuse; VP Global Business Development (Retired), The Procter & Gamble Company.
Education: Albion College, 1975. Master of Business Administration, University of Michigan, 1977.
After graduation, Jeff joined The Procter & Gamble Company ultimately holding senior functional roles in Marketing, Sales and Finance. As VP/General Manager he ran consumer and institutional businesses in the U.S. and Canada. Jeff then founded and led P&G’s Global Business Development responsible for worldwide Acquisitions/Divestures, Trademark/Patent/IP Licensing and leading P&G’s Open Innovation platform (Connect & Develop). Jeff negotiated and lead the signing of deals every 2 ½ days for a decade with companies, individuals, universities and governments across the U.S., Europe and Asia.
As founder/CEO of Cintrifuse (on loan from P&G), Jeff led the creation of Cintrifuse, a Cincinnati based innovation network designed to make the region a global destination for high potential start-ups. Cintrifuse provides start-ups with preferred access to capital, space and most importantly customers. Supported by the business, academic and start-up communities, Cintrifuse has raised a $55MM+ Fund of Funds, which has already invested in top tier Venture firms with over $600MM in investable capital. He also secured a $16MM permanent mortgage free urban campus (Circa 1880’s) in the heart of Cincinnati’s urban renewal Over-The-Rhine core. Cintrifuse proactively connects start-ups with companies that could be beta customers, investors or acquirers, with VC 's with early stage capital and mentors/services.
At Albion College, Jeff’s activities included: Sigma Chi, Student Senate (President), Economics and History honoraries, Project 250 Award, Lacrosse (Club) and as a Recent Graduate Trustee. Currently, he serves on the Gerstacker External Advisory Board and Albion Colleges’ Board of Trustees.
Jeff and his wife, Cheri (Lee), ‘77, have two children and reside in Cincinnati, Ohio. He can be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, on Twitter: @theweed, and at www.linkedin.com/in/jeffweedmanventures/
Mr. Weedman serves as an Albion College Trustee because…
he wants to partially “pay back” the tremendous benefits he received from the faculty, fellow students and alumni. Albion College changed the trajectory of his life and “paying it forward” motivates his service.
VMware (virtual network)
VMware is a virtualization technology which allows you to connect to your Albion office/lab machine when you are home or traveling so you may access the Albion network as you would on campus.
Instructions to connect to VMware via a web browser (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome):
- Read and accept disclaimer.Click Accept.
- Enter your Albion network Username and Password. Please be certain the “Domain” field is left as “Albion”
- Select the “Staff” or "Student Lab" button
- If prompted, select “I understand the Risks” “Add Exception” and “Confirm Security Exception”
- You will soon see a campus desktop with the Albion background through which you can access campus resources.
- When finished, select “Log Off” from the Start menu.
WARNING: Save all documents and files onto your network drives (G, H, W, P) as files saved onto the virtual machine desktop will be lost.
If you have any questions or problems, please contact the helpdesk at 517-629-0479 or email
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Participate in Celebrate Albion!
Can't attend Albion College's Inauguration ceremonies for our 16th president, Dr. Mauri Ditzler? Here are a few ways you can celebrate Albion, no matter where you are.
Change Your Profile Photo
One easy way to participate in this weekend's excitement is to change your Facebook, Twitter, or other social media profile picture to an Albion College icon. The Albion shield is a good one to start with. Include a link to the Celebrate Albion! page in the photo caption, and help us spread the word.
Share the Good News
Share Albion's news feature on the Celebrate Albion! weekend activities on your social media profile, and invite other Albion College alumni, parents, and friends to participate in the weekend's excitement.
We are celebrating all things Albion this weekend, including a community project Saturday morning during Community Day. Participate in your own local community by organizing or participating in a community service project. Share your photos with us on social media using the hashtag #CelebrateAlbion, and we will share your efforts!
Send Well-Wishes to President Ditzler
Speaking of hashtags, using #CelebrateAlbion to send Dr. Mauri Ditzler your well-wishes and advice as he begins his term as Albion's 16th president.
Refer A Student
Use this historic opportunity to let others know about Albion College -- including prospective students. Albion's new student referral program is a great way to help your alma mater. So is our Albion Ambassador program. Learn more about both programs, and let a current high school student know about the Albion Advantage!
Watch the Live Stream
Join us at 2 p.m. EST on Friday to watch Dr. Mauri Ditzler's Inauguration ceremonies on our live stream.
Attend the Weekend
There are many activities and events taking place all weekend long -- everything from Inauguration on Friday afternoon, the Javier Colon concert Friday night, Family Weekend activities, and athletic events on Saturday. Attend one event, or all the events, depending on your schedule, and share in the excitement of the Celebrate Albion! weekend!