Trotman holds degrees in electrical engineering and finance from Auburn University. He managed a restaurant in Auburn before founding Westglenn in 1994. He also serves on the board of dierectors fro the Alabama Information Technology Association and the executive board of Vestavia Hills Youth Baseball.
Trotman and his wife, Mary, have three sons, Charlie, Will and David.
- "Jeff Trotman" (July 14, 2007) Birmingham Business Journal.