Mr. DeLage is the Chief Marketing and Operations Officer for the Financial Freedom Group. With 20 years of management experience within the financial services industry his depth of knowledge marketing, maintaining and his respect for the compliance and oversight requirements within the debt resolution and consumer lending is substantial. He was also one of the founders of Sky Bridge Financial, LLC where he was instrumental in securing their initial capital investment partners and developing compliance policies, process controls and system integrations required to originate consumer loans. His strong technology, process and client management skill sets have allowed him to strengthen client relationships and ensure efficient processes that benefit distressed consumers to a positive outcome.
He started his professional career in the suburbs of Chicago, where he turned an internship at a local advertising agency into an equity position. He did this over a six-year period of time, by nurturing their client base and implementing a full prepress division to increase their capabilities and further integrate with their parent printing company. From there, Jeffrey DeLage moved on to Foote Cone & Belding, where over a 10 year period of time he managed several key accounts including John Deere, MBNA, GE Capital and Hoover as the company focused on further integrating Direct Response, Digital Marketing and brand advertising core competencies.
In 2004 Jeffrey DeLage moved to Dallas, Texas and worked as an officer at Brierley & Partners on several retail loyalty marketing clients where he oversaw the national launch of American Eagle Outfitter’s AE All Access Pass and Ann Taylor’s “A Program” loyalty initiatives. In 2006, he turned his focus to the financial services industry where he led the marketing, client services and technology application management needs of Richmond Title Services, LP, a national title company that was later sold to an international management group. In 2010, he joined the debt settlement industry and served in several marketing and operational roles including in 2015 when he helped launch Sky Bridge Financial to ensure the industry had an experienced lending option to benefit their clients in their journey to financial independence.