Manager of Museum Maintenance
Jeff Ledel serves as the Manager of Museum Maintenance at the Oklahoma Hall of Fame Gaylord-Pickens Museum. Joining the team in April 2018, his roles include the preservation, conservation and maintenance of the building and grounds. He assists the Director of Building Operations in achieving the organization’s mission goals. In addition Jeff does wood working and other special projects for the Museum Experience Team.
Born and raised in a small Amish town in Ohio, Jeff held strong interests in Art and Music. In high school he studied art exploring oils, pastels and charcoals for 10 years under the direction of Jack McDonald of Walt Disney Animation Studios. In 2003 he and his brother began a construction business specializing in roofing, framing & interior design. Jeff moved to Oklahoma with his wife in 2011 where he was the safety coordinator at LKQ Keystone, moved on to facilities work for Goodwill and merchandise distribution for Coca-Cola. Jeff brings his cumulative work experience and a high standard or work ethic to Oklahoma Hall of Fame Gaylord- Pickens Museum. He enjoys the diversity of his position the opportunities it has offered.
Jeff and his wife Bethany reside in The Village with their kids and furry animal friends. In his spare time Jeff enjoys creating musical instruments and recording music. He also takes pleasure in baking and cooking meals for his extended family.