Jon leads the Fellows and leads internal efforts to increase effectiveness among team members and in the organization as a whole. The Fellows gives him the opportunity to work with amazing groups of mid-career professionals, who want to grow as leaders and become change agents in the city. It is a unique role that Jon takes great joy in leading.
Prior to New Memphis, Jon's background is in higher education. He worked for several years at the University of Memphis, guiding efforts to increase the scope and variety of leadership development opportunities for students and advising student organizations, including a group that raised over $1 million for St Jude Children’s Research Hospital in that time. Jon continues to support college students with curriculum development, facilitation, and advising work with with RISE Partnerships and as a long-time volunteer for his fraternity.
He and his wife, Melissa, have two young daughters, and they love the opportunity to raise them in Memphis.
Learn more about Jon here.