Donor & Communications Officer
Location: Mendocino Campus
Jon's work focuses on producing the school's major fundraising events (Elves' Faire, Spring Gala), managing the school's social media and web properties, steering marketing and outreach efforts, and stewarding community relationships. In addition, Jon has managed and produced parent-driven special projects including the Squirrel's Nest Coffee trailer, Mendocino campus learning garden and performance stage, early childhood playhouses, and various building and beautification projects. Jon earned a Master of Arts degree in Social Entrepreneurship & Change at Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education & Psychology and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Colgate University. Prior to PWS, Jon spent many years working in the music and entertainment business, most recently with The Walt Disney Company where he produced employee events and community outreach programs designed to engage employees around service. He has also been awarded a gold record for his work with Dave Matthews Band.
Jon is parent of two boys in third and seventh grade. In his spare time, Jon enjoys playing on his softball team "Mid Life Crisis" and volunteering for his kids' local little league, Central Altadena Little League, as a coach and Board member.