Jeff Meyers is the managing editor of Metromode
and its sister publication, Concentrate
. He is also a film critic for Detroit's Metro Times
Jeff is on the board at 826Michigan
and a cable commissioner for the city of Ann Arbor.
Before moving to Michigan in 2003, Jeff was the Creative Director for StageDirect, an Internet start-up out of Portland, OR, and a freelance writer. His writing has appeared in The Stranger
, Willamette Week
, various literary magazines and Playboy. In 2000 he was a finalist for the Oregon Book Awards for his poetry collection, Hereafter
. Before becoming a writer, Jeff spent 11 years working as a microbiologist.
Jeff will be offering up some ideas for how Metro Detroit can prepare itself for a more successful future.