President/CEO of Solheim Enterprises and Founder of non-profit Project Helping Hands, sending medical teams to the third world.
Jeff has been delivering both motivational speeches as well as health-care related education to audiences all around the world for over ten years. He has been invited to speak at venues as diverse as the International Emergency Care Conference in Gold Coast Australia to the National Emergency Nurses Association Convention here in the United States. As director and founder of the Project Helping Hands, a not-for-profit third world medical organization, Jeff has travelled over fifty times to countries around the world leading medical teams into some of the poorest places on earth. Jeff is known to weave his down-to-earth speaking style with his incredible sense of humor and stories from around the world to create memorable presentations and seminars.
Currently residing in Keizer Oregon, Jeff is a Registered Nurse with a varied background. He has worked on medical-surgical units, intensive care units and the emergency department, serving in roles as diverse as staff nurse, flight nurse, nursing administration, trauma coordinator, nurse educator and state surveyor. Since 2004, Jeff has authored eight books and contributed to numerous others while travelling around the world delivering seminars and speeches to more than 500 audiences.
Jeff teaching healthcare to young men in Southern Sudan with Project Helping Hands, 2009