Jeff Van Wie (Jeffrey Glen Van Wie)
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BiographyNiskayuna, New York, USA
Jeff Van Wie was born in Niskayuna, NY on March 30, 1965. He is the youngest of five children and grew up in Suffern, NY. He attended Suffern High School and was an honor student, thespian and record setting track athlete. In 2006 when he was inducted into the Rockland County Sports Hall of Fame, he was introduced as, "Rockland County's most accomplished track performer on the national stage." During his high school years he set five Rockland County and one New York State record that all still stand today. Read more... in 1986 he earned All-American honors. After graduation from Notre Dame, Jeff pursued a career with the world's leading provider of information technology consulting and outsourcing services. During his twenty-two years with Accenture, Jeff was promoted to Partner in 2000 and was rated the top-performer globally on a consistent basis. Jeff also had the desire and talent to write stories. As a result, he trained himself in the art and science of writing screenplays. His early works provided a strong foundation for him to approach Nicholas Sparks with an idea for a script about the human struggle. The end product was a beautiful story about a young man who survives the dangers of his world to accomplish his dream. One Square Mile was co-written by Nicholas and Jeff in 2008. Shortly after completing One Square Mile, Hollywood recognized the writing duo and approached Nicholas Sparks to write The Last Song for Miley Cyrus. Nicholas and Jeff co-wrote the script and the film became a worldwide success at the box office. Today Jeff continues to collaborate with Nicholas Sparks on future projects. He lives in Chatham, NJ with his wife and three daughters.