Jon is a proud Wisconsinite who has spent his career serving youth and families in academic, non-profit and adventure settings. Jon holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire and a Master’s degree in Outdoor Adventure Leadership from Southern Illinois University.
Jon was previously the Executive Director of Camp Minikani, which has been part of his life since he first attended as an eight-year-old. He has also directed university and local government programs, worked in wilderness therapy, and has guided many people on outdoor adventures. 

When not working, Jon can be found fly-fishing, camping, playing cribbage around a campfire or snowboarding. He lives in Milwaukee with his Labrador.