Jeff Acton received a BA degree, cum laude, in 1976 from Washington and Lee University in Lexington Virginia. He received a JD degree in December, 1998 from Santa Clara University School of Law & was admitted to the California Bar in June, 1999.
Jeff began his Round Table career in Palo Alto as a part time bartender in 1977. He became a Round Table Pizza manager in 1978 & has been a Round Table Pizza franchisee since 1981. He operates seven restaurants in Santa Cruz & Monterey Counties. He has been a licensed California real estate broker since 1985.
Jeff served eight terms on the Round Table Owners’ Association board of directors & has held several board offices including nine years as the RTOA President. He currently chairs two RTOA committees, Franchise Relations & Bylaw/Policy and has participated on several other RTOA Committees including QSC (chair), Convention & Budget/Finance. He also served on the RTFC Franchise Advisory Committee. Jeff served on the American Franchisee Association board of directors & has been a panelist on several regional & national franchise conferences.
Jeff enjoys collecting boxing memorabilia & football nostalgia items from the early 1960s. Muhammad Ali remains his hero.
Jeff’s first son, Justin, is in the restaurant business for himself now.
Jeff & his long time better half, Kathleen, have twin boys, Benjamin and Nicholas (born in 2009) & both have indicated that they do not wish to work with their father.