Jeff Goedken


Jeff Goedken

Senior Vice President & General Counsel

Jeff J. Goedken, Senior Vice President & General Counsel, is responsible for all legal matters and leads the GreatAmerica Legal Team. 

Prior to joining GreatAmerica in 2002, Jeff was a partner in what is now the Simmons Perrine Moyer & Bergman law firm in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, where he practiced law for ten years. His practice consisted primarily of representing businesses and their owners in the formation and capitalization of new enterprises, mergers and acquisitions, executive compensation, qualified retirement plans, tax matters, real estate, estate planning, and the negotiation and documentation of a wide variety of commercial transactions.

 Jeff received his J.D. degree with distinction from the University of Iowa College of Law in 1992.  Prior to attending law school, he received the CPA certification in Iowa and practiced public accounting with the regional CPA firm RSM for two years.  Jeff received his B.S. degree, summa cum laude, in Accounting and Business Administration from Mt. Mercy College in 1987.