Jeff Tkach
Chief Impact Officer, Rodale Institute


Jeff Tkach, Chief Impact Officer (CIO) for the 70-year-old Rodale Institute, works to expand the Institute’s global influence in healing people and the planet by unlocking the transformational power of regenerative organic agriculture. He leads development and execution of the Institute’s core strategies, overseeing partnership and co-investment opportunities that drive positive outcomes for Rodale’s philanthropic and programmatic initiatives. Earlier at Rodale, Jeff was VP/Managing Director of Organic Life and Prevention Magazine, leading efforts across print and digital advertising, sales, marketing, live events, and e-tailing.

Previously, Tkach was VP of Sales and Marketing at Life Time Fitness and Group Publisher at Active Interest Media, overseeing Vegetarian Times and the successful relaunch of the venerable Yoga Journal. A Pennsylvania native, Tkach holds a business marketing degree from Kutztown U. and a post-graduate Authentic Leadership Certificate from Naraope U. in Boulder, CO.