Jeff Axt: A Voice for Families in the Neighborhood

Jeff Axt is an accomplished leader with a diverse set of experiences and accomplishments across industries. Jeff has established a reputation as a leader in both the professional and community arenas. Rooted in solid principles of integrity, hard work, passion, optimism and empathy Jeff has led a very successful career in corporate finance, labor relations, multiple business start-ups, farming, nonprofit leadership, social and faith based leadership, and a lifetime of volunteer service. Jeff’s diverse work and volunteer experiences has enabled him to balance varied interests amicably, inclusive of business financial goals and objectives, ethical considerations, varied opinions and outlooks while balancing the need to advance business and community objectives.

Jeff is a hands-on leader that believes anything is possible with commitment, hard work and clear thinking. Jeff excels in leading complex projects that require bringing parties together to achieve a common purpose. Jeff has demonstrated leadership in creating dynamic community coalitions between citizen interests, businesses and municipalities, establishing strategies for fair and transparent processes in neighborhood capital improvement projects, economic development, environmental projects and redevelopment.

  • Solid business acumen with pronounced commitment to fair, transparent and ethical business practices.
  • Proven leadership in coordinating intergovernmental and elected official support for community initiatives.
  • Demonstrated leadership in creating dynamic community coalitions between businesses and municipalities.
  • Over 30 years of successful resultsoriented management with exceptional customer service acumen.
  • Proven property and facilities maintenance management.
  • Established nonprofit leadership.

Jeff is the proud father of his son Wolfgang and husband of eight years to his wife Reneé. Jeff and Reneé picked Bloomfield Township as the place to raise a family eight years ago. Today they have a home of generations with a beautiful 20 month old son Wolfgang and Jeff’s father Robert, a young 89 year old WWII Veteran. Jeff and Renee’ are very active in their Parish Saint John’s Armenian Church and support many charities in Metro Detroit. The Father Solanus Center and Capuchin Soup Kitchen in Detroit is very special to their hearts.

Jeff Axt is The Right Person…

COMMUNITY ACCOMPLISHMENTS

As a Voice for the Constitution, Jeff has successfully defended the property rights of Michigan’s citizens in Federal Court, resulting in a better outcome for many Michigan homeowners impacted by international pipeline interests. Michigan Township Association and Sierra Club were strong supporters of Jeff’s effort to make sure municipalities and citizens would be assured that all public laws, ordinances and permits were followed protecting the natural resources, including watersheds, of communities throughout Michigan. In addition, through the efforts of Jeff’s legal defense fund, strong community activism and the coordination of outstanding elected official leadership they were able to successfully defeat the 2014 ET Rover Pipeline expansion in Oakland, Macomb and Saint Clair Counties. Jeff’s accomplishment was lauded by Alan Ackerman, National Eminent Domain Attorney. National Eminent Domain Archives - Page 3 of 207 - National Eminent Domain 9/17/2014.

PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT

  • Protect Our Land and Rights Legal Defense Fund (POLAR) 501c(3),
  • Founder and President
  • Entrepreneur
    • Founder & President of women’s clothing and shoe retail stores
    • Founder and President of multiple retail and food stores
    • Agriculture/Farming - Farm startup in Oakland County
    • Real estate investor
  • General Motors Corporation
    • Labor Relations
    • Financial Staff
    • Comptroller’s staff

RELIGIOUS, CIVIC AND OTHER MEMBERSHIPS

  • St. John Armenian Church of Greater Detroit Board of Directors,
  • Chairman
  • Home Owners Association Board of Directors,
  • Woodcrest Lakes, Bloomfield Township
  • Home Owners Associations Board of Directors, President,
  • Warren, Royal Oak
  • Pewabic Pottery 501c (3), Trustee (past)
  • Midtown Detroit Business Development 501c (3),
  • Board Member (past)
  • Community Activist

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