Currently the Chief Operating officer and Executive Vice President for W. S. Darley & Co with primary responsibility for the Chippewa Falls, WI pump and fire apparatus manufacturing operations, Jeff Darley is a 1981 graduate of Marquette University with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. He has been seasonally employed with W.S. Darley & Co. since 1974 and full time working in Chippewa Falls since 1981. From 1978 through 1981 Jeff worked as a co-op student for Darley in all manufacturing, operations, engineering, customer service and marketing departments.
In 1994 Mr. Darley served as Chairman of the W. S. Darley & Co. Board of Directors. He has travelled throughout most of the world marketing Darley products and exchanging technology. He is an active member of the Fire Apparatus Manufacturers Association and past Chairman of the Foam and Electrical Subcommittees. Jeff is also an active member of the Chippewa Valley Technical College Fire Service Advisory Board, the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire International Business Advisory Board, and the Chippewa Valley Technical College Engineering Advisory Board. Jeff served as president of the Chippewa Valley YMCA from 1988-1989.