Jon Jeffrey (Jeff) Palmer was born and grew up in rural Tennessee, USA. He comes from a grass root, agrarian family. His training and education are in physical sciences and agriculture, particular;y agronomy.
He and his wife, Regina, were involved in Kingdom development work in the country of Philippines for fifteen years and have been based out of Thailand for the past five years.
Currently, Jeff serves as Executive Director/CEO of a new organization called Baptist Global Response (BGR). BGR is a Southern Baptist relief and development organization dedicated to seeing people around the world have a full and meaningful life with hope and peace. It is headquartered in Asia (Singapore) with US offices in Nashville, Tennessee.
Jeff and Regina have three children: Daniel, Sarah and Ethan.