Lifelong Douglas County Wisconsin resident and business owner. Graduated from Superior Senior High School and WITI Superior receiving an Associates Degree in Accounting and a Business Computer Certificate. Attended UW-Superior for Small Business Entrepreneurship and became the first tenant of the Business Incubation Center on the UW-Superior campus with a startup computer consulting business. Over 30 years later the business is still in operation co-located with an office supply and equipment store for over 20 of those years.
During the past three decades, Jon has been involved with many organizations including the Superior Jaycees, Superior/Douglas County Chamber of Commerce, Superior Rotary, and Douglas County Historical Society.
Jon served one term as a Supervisor for the Town of Lakeside Wisconsin before becoming Town Chairperson for one term. Jon is currently serving another term as Town Supervisor.
In 2016 Jon ran for Douglas County Register of Deeds finishing second to another well-qualified candidate in a three-person race.