Jeff Heine joined SDGMC as Executive Director in August 2019. He was formerly the Executive Director of Minneapolis’ Twin Cities Gay Men’s Chorus (TCGMC), one of the largest gay men’s choruses in the world. Heine has led the TCGMC since May 2009 and previously served on its Board of Directors. During this time, he was selected by GALA Choruses as a management adviser to its network of 160 LGBT choruses in North America. Previously, he was director of customer strategy within the hotel group of Carlson Companies, a global leader in the marketing, hospitality and travel services. He also served as a trustee of the Marketing Science Institute. During his free time, Jeff likes to explore his new home of San Diego by bike, walking on the beaches, and taking advantage of his new Disneyland Annual Passport (at least up until the pandemic lockdown!).