Jeff Potter

SVP, Chief Technology Officer

Davenport & Company LLC

Jeffrey Potter, CISSP is the Chief Technology Officer at Davenport & Company, a regional stock broker dealer based in Richmond, VA.  He has over 20 years of experience in Technology, spanning the Finance, Healthcare, and Technology industries.  He has held various roles throughout his career including Software Test Manager, Software Developer, Network Engineer, and Infrastructure Manager.  He has worked for small and large corporations including S&P Global, University of Virginia Health System, Aon, and Microsoft.  While with Microsoft, he lead server architecture, development, and operations teams for the MSN Messenger and XBOX Live teams.  He has vast experience creating 24/7 monitoring centers, information security, and helpdesk teams, along with highly reliable services and products.  In his capacity, he also serves as the Chief Information Security Officer for Davenport & Company LLC.


Mr. Potter is also a Firefighter and certified Fire instructor.  He is currently a Captain with the Fluvanna County Fire Department (Va.) He has also served as a director on the board of the Seattle-King County Disaster Team (DMAT WA-1), is a former member of FEMA NMRT-E, DMAT-NC1 (SORT) and is a founding member of the Deparment of Homeland Security. He has held various positions of leadership throughout the fire service, including Chief officer.    Mr. Potter is also an at-large board member for the Richmond, Va. Chapter of InfraGard.