Jeff and his wife Julie have been members and Life Group leaders or co-leaders at Gateway Church for over 12 years. They have been blessed with two children, Jordan McGlade and Jenna Wilson, a son-in-law Austin Wilson, and a granddaughters Juliana and Whitley Wilson. The Wilsons are also Gateway Church members and serve in the music ministry at the North Main campus!
Jeff was born and raised in Central Illinois. He moved to Findlay in 1984 after graduating from Eastern Illinois University with a B.S. in Business majoring in Accounting. In 2017, he retired from Marathon Petroleum Company at the end of a 32.5 year career. In 2020, he retired from an 8-year stint singing tenor and lead with gospel group Sojourner Quartet. He enjoys time with family, Bible study and life application, music and musicals, golf, baseball, and lemon lime slushes!