"When they allow a talk show host to play them like a two-dollar banjo, they demonstrate what kind of backbone they'll bring to the job later on, if we elect them. After they get elected will they continue to allow Jeff Crank to put a nickel in them and wind them up every Saturday morning?"

Barry Noreen, former columnist, Colorado Springs Gazette

Jeff Crank

Jeff Crank is the President of Aegis Strategic, LLC, a political consulting firm, specializing in campaign research, candidate identification and training.  Jeff also hosts The Jeff Crank Show, a top rated Saturday morning show on Colorado’s 740 KVOR.

Previously, he served as the Chief Operating Officer of Americans for Prosperity, a grassroots free-market, free-enterprise organization. Prior to that, Jeff served as the Colorado State Director of AFP.  He is also an entrepreneur as the President of his own real estate investment company.

He was a candidate for U.S. Congress in the 5th Congressional District Republican Primary in 2008 and 2006.  Jeff has served as Vice President, Government Sales for XAware Corporation, a data integration company and previously served as the Senior Vice President for Governmental Affairs for the Greater Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce.

Jeff also served on the Washington staff of U.S. Congressman Joel Hefley from 1991-1998 where he focused on military issues and served as the Administrative Director.  During this time on Capital Hill he helped author several pieces of legislation including the Military Family Housing Privatization Act and legislation to stop the transfer of U.S. missile technology to China.

In Colorado Springs, Jeff served as President of the Pikes Peak Firearms Coalition and on the board of Life Network.  Jeff’s enjoys pheasant and big game hunting throughout the western United States – but only with his favorite hunting buddies – his son, Joel and his dog, Indy – a great friend and fierce hunting Hungarian Vizsla.  He also enjoys spending time with his wife, Lisa, who has put up with him for over two decades and his daughter, Jessica, who melts his heart.