Jeff is known for his involvement in Westfield, where he has lived since 1976. He is a member of the Downtown Westfield Corporation, Westfield Kiwanis Club and the Optimist Club of Westfield. Over the years he has also been a member of the Westfield Jaycees, the Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce, Westfield Rotary and the United Fund of Westfield, among other organizations.
As an advisor, Christakos is known nationally. He is frequently interviewed by publications including The Wall Street Journal, CNBC, USA Today, Morningstar and Financial Planning Magazine. He has written financial planning articles for NJCPA Magazine and teaches financial planning courses several times each week to CPAs around the country via webinars and live presentations.