Jon graduated from Calvin College in Michigan with a Bachelors of Science in Accounting and a double minor in International Business and Philosophy. While in college Jon had the opportunity to study and work abroad in China, The Netherlands, and Switzerland. Jon started his accounting career with Plante Moran – at the time the 11th largest CPA firm in the US and largest firm in Michigan. Following his eight years of experience with Plante Moran Jon took a position with Cherry Growers, a Northern Michigan fruit processing cooperative where he served as Financial Controller and then Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer for five years.
In his spare time, Jon enjoys camping, reef aquariums, and spending time with his wife and four children.