Jon has over 30 years of experience in leadership roles in a variety of manufacturing, distribution and service businesses that were privately held, family owned entrepreneurial businesses as well as smaller divisions of public companies. He contributed to the success of these organizations by leading strategic planning initiatives, motivating and managing people, and adding financial perspective to the decision-making process through multiple difficult business cycles.
Jon is a CPA (inactive) with an MBA degree in Finance and was Accredited in Business Valuation, but currently focuses 100% of his time as a Certified EOS Implementer. Since 2015 he has followed his passion for helping business owners and leadership teams get a grip on their business and achieve what they want from their business by implementing the Entrepreneurial Operating System® (EOS®) based on the book TRACTION by Gino Wickman.
Jon has given talks to various groups from Chambers to trade associations on a range of topics including: “Your Business is Worth What?”; “Financial Statements 101”; “The Right Structure for your Business”; “Tax Strategies for Privately Held Businesses”; “Overview of EOS and Basic Tools”; “How to be a Great Boss”; “Get a Grip on Your Business” and others.
Jon’s career experience, along with experience as both a user and implementer of EOS, give him a robust and unique perspective to follow his passion to Help First.