Jon serves as the Director of Major Gifts at Davenport University.
He brings over 22 years of non-profit business development and individual/corporate fundraising experience from community-based and higher education non-profits.
He spent 12 years working in workforce development with nationally-recognized Trillium Employment Services in Seattle, Washington, six years in corporate fundraising with Habitat for Humanity of Kent County, and one and a half years of major gift fundraising at Aquinas College before joining Davenport in 2018.
He first learned of Rotary in Seattle, where he became actively involved with the Rotary Club of West Seattle and traveled to Uganda in 2008 to evaluate a global village Rotary project. He was then elected President-Elect to later make the big move back to his West MI native roots in 2010.
Jon graduated with a BA in Communications from Albion College.
Jon is married to Katie Hankins, with one child, Charlie (6), and they live in Grand Rapids.