Jeffrey T. Sharfstein is the president and CEO of the Strive Group, LLC. The Strive Group is comprised of four operating entities that design, manufacture and pack out point-of-purchase displays for major consumer products companies. A fifth entity, Strive Logistics, LLC provides transportation solutions to display customers and others.
Jeff began his business career with Pride Container Corporation, a company founded by the Sharfstein family in 1968. He left in 1990 to start World Distribution Group (now Strive Logistics) and returned to Pride Container Corporation as its president in 1997.
Since his return to Pride Container (now the manufacturing division of The Strive Group), Jeff embarked on a long-term plan that transformed Pride and World Distribution Group from a $35 million manufacturer of corrugated boxes with local distribution capabilities into a vertically integrated nationwide enterprise connecting consumers with brands via its design, manufacturing, packing and logistics services.
Jeff has been active in the Young President's Organization since 2002. He has been involved in many philanthropic activities which include: The Jewish United Fund, Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, Illinois Holocaust Museum and A-T Children's Project, to name a few. He received his MBA from the University of Chicago in 1997.
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