Jeffrey L. Forbes
“Nothing is so embarrassing as watching someone do something that you said couldn’t be done.”
– Sam Ewing, Chicago White Sox
Jeffrey Forbes brings a wide range of experience and expertise to the Goodwin team. Jeffrey holds a B.A. in Anthropology from the College of William and Mary in Virginia. Prior to joining Goodwin, Jeffrey spent 18 years in the roof truss industry. He has quite an affinity for distinct styling and unique architecture, admiring the work of esteemed architects, including his favorite, A. Hays Town.
Jeffrey considers himself an avid student of all southern culture, literature, flora, fauna, architecture and history, and, most especially, food! Jeffrey is also an accomplished musician. He sings and plays guitar, dulcimer, mandolin and banjo.
Jeffrey is a member of the Sweetwater Shapenote Singers and is also the senior warden of the Episcopal Church of the Mediator in Micanopy, Florida; vice president of the Friends of Paynes Prairie CSO; president of the Micanopy Historic Preservation Trust and board member of the Thrasher Warehouse Preservation Corporation in Micanopy.
Leisure activities include reading books by his favorite authors (William Faulkner, Thomas Wolfe, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and C.S. Lewis), traveling abroad (Germany, Denmark, Switzerland, Norway, France and Italy) and spending time with his lovely wife, Megan.