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Jeffrey Lyttle

Jeff Lyttle leads a team of communication managers who support JPMorgan Chase’s media relations and community engagement across the United States. He is based in Columbus.

Jeff joined JPMorgan Chase predecessor Bank One Corporation in 1996. In addition to his media relations and community work, Jeff led the firm’s philanthropic giving across the Midwest for nearly a decade. 

Jeff has been a communications and public affairs professional for more than 30 years. His career has included five years as a television news producer with Columbus CBS-TV affiliate WBNS-TV, and five years in public affairs with Battelle Memorial Institute in Columbus. He has also been an active freelance writer and author. He has written more than 100 articles that have been published in local, regional and national magazines. The Ohio State University Press published his book, Gorillas in Our Midst: The Story of the Columbus Zoo Gorillas, in 1997.

Jeff is an active community volunteer and leader. He currently serves as a president of the board of The Columbus Metropolitan Libraries Foundation, Chair of The Community Shelter Board, and a trustee of KidsOhio. He formerly served on the boards of several other Columbus nonprofits, including COSI, The Center for Family Safety and Healing at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, I Know I Can, Learn4Life Columbus, Project GRAD, and the Worthington Libraries.

He is a graduate of The Ohio State University and the Bank One Executive Leadership Program at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business.

Jeff and his wife Cathy, an executive at Worthington Industries, reside in Worthington. Their son Jack is a graduate of Ohio University and manages advertising for the Columbus Blue Jackets of the National Hockey League.