Jeff Bingaman grew up in Silver City, New Mexico. After graduating from Silver High School, he went on to Harvard College for an undergraduate degree in government, and then to Stanford for his law degree.
He served as New Mexico Attorney General from 1979-1982. In 1982 he was elected to represent New Mexico in the U.S. Senate, where he served for 30 years. At the time of his retirement from the Senate, he was Chair of the Energy and Natural Resources Committee, and also served on the Finance Committee, the HELP (Health, Education, Labor and Pensions) Committee, and the Joint Economic Committee.
Jeff joined Iron Creek's predecessor entity in 2012. Prior to joining Cerca Group, Jeff was with Navidar Group, where he advised technology companies on M&A and financings. Prior to Navidar, Jeff managed a business incubator in Shanghai, China.
Jeff received his MBA from IE Business School, with emphases in finance and economics. He also holds a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Southern California.