Jeffrey Payne

Producer, International Leather Sir/boy and International Community Bootblack
International Mr. Leather 2009

Jeffrey Payne is a graduate of Texas A&M University, and owns Notarius (Nōt-ă-rē-us) Reporting, a court-reporting firm, the Dallas Eagle and the Eagle OutPost, a leather & gear retail outlet located in Dallas, Texas.  He works diligently as co-founder and Board Member of the Sharon St. Cyr Fund, Inc. (SSC Fund), a 501(c)3 organization, which raises money for individuals within our community to assist them with the purchase of hearing aids and to provide grants to organizations for Sign Language Interpreters.  In 2012, he took over International LeatherSIR, Leatherboy and International Community Bootblack as CEO and President.  Jeffrey also serves as President for Leather Knights.

Jeffrey was also honored with the title of International Mr. Leather in 2009.  Jeffrey has been named Man of the Year in 2010 and 2013 by Pantheon of Leather, as well as Man of the Year in 2011 and 2012 by the National Leather Association – International. 

In the last five years, Jeffrey has attended over 200 events spanning the globe, judging leather contests, emceeing fundraisers, teaching workshops and officiating weddings, as Jeffrey is also an ordained minister. 

Jeffrey is partnered with Sergio Saragoca, and they share their home with their seven puppies, Isabella, Lucy, Wilson, Noir, Addison, Jack and Jill (Dachshunds and Schnauzers).