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Hi I'm Jeff M. Frank

I grew up in Sidney, Montana, graduated from Harvard, have lived in Arizona, Japan, and Texas, and I am a Mormon.

About Me

I have been married to my beautiful wife for 15 years, and we are raising a wonderful daughter. I work in commercial mortgage loan originations for a Wall Street firm, specializing in hotel assets. Before my current gig, I worked for a great Scottsdale-based golf course management company and was fortunate to spend two years working for them in Japan (2000-2001). In my personal life, I love playing golf and basketball. I sing and play guitar in a weekend rock band. I love to paint, watch TV and movies, enjoy family bike rides, and play video games with my daughter. I also have a love of food, especially finding new and interesting restaurant options to share with my family and friends. The three of us love spending time with our extended family, particularly in Montana, and especially during the summer.

Why I am a Mormon

After being introduced as a teenager to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by my wife and her family, I soon left for college and continued to study the doctrines of the Church with missionaries and some wonderful friends. I was baptized on August 20th, 1995 in my hometown of Sidney, Montana by my wife's older brother. I was confirmed a member of the church the same day by her father. I am thankful for the wonderful parents who raised me to work hard, to study deeply, and to value our family relationships. I found in the Church the underlying doctrine of familial love that had resonated so deeply within my soul. Though I am far from perfect, the Gospel of Jesus Christ continues to enrich my life with added purpose, direction, and meaning. As a family, we have grown closer to one another as we strive together to grow closer to our Heavenly Father and his Son. We have felt the strength, guidance, support, and comfort of the Holy Ghost in our hearts and in our home as we have humbly approached our commitments and been beneficiaries of service, whether given or received. Our family is strengthened by the community of the members of the Church as we collectively strive to honor the covenants we have made when entering the waters of baptism and in the sacred halls of the Temple, as we lift and serve one another, and as we learn from others through their experiences and shared testimonies of the Savior and our Father's divine plan of Salvation.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by honoring the promises I have made with my Heavenly Father. I seek each work day to conduct my professional life in an ethical and honorable manner. I look for opportunities to lift others and provide service, even if only an encouraging word. I love my family deeply and seek for opportunities to strengthen them. My wife and I do our best to teach our daughter the Gospel of Jesus Christ, not only through instruction, but also through our examples - of love, prayer, study, faith, hope, and service. I live my faith by striving to remember my Savior daily, to reflect upon His life, ministry, teachings, and His atonement and death, and to remember His love for me, and for all of Heavenly Father's children. I live my faith by respecting the beliefs of others and never criticizing or denigrating another's deepest beliefs, even though they may stand in significant contrast to my own. I hope that my true love for others is Christlike and can provide a catalyst for them to seek a deeper relationship with the Savior, and that I may be an instrument in His hands to support them on that journey.