Entrepreneur in Residence
Jon is an entrepreneur, management consultant, and executive coach. He founded Line of Sight, a firm focused on working with clients to improve their success through better project management, process improvement and managing organizational change. His clients ranged from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies, as well as local, state, and federal government organizations. Jon authored two books and scads of articles on topics including project management, leadership, strategic planning, and organizational change.
After selling Line of Sight and completing a four-year term on the Howard County Council, representing Ellicott City during the two historic floods in 2016 and 2018, Jon was asked to join the Maryland Department of Health’s executive team providing leadership and guidance for transformative projects in the organization. Here he led MDH’s transition to a “virtual” organization, took on the statewide testing program, and ultimately led the government’s statewide response. In 2022, Jon launched Propositum to provide strategic advisory, consulting, and coaching services to organizations doing good work.
Jon graduated from Boston University with a Bachelor’s in International Relations and American University with a Master’s in International Affairs. He served as an officer in the Army Reserves, commission from the ROTC. Jon lives in Baltimore with his wife, Margaret, and their two dogs, Shea and Spike. Zach and Asher, Jon’s two sons, live in California and New Mexico, where they are engaged in work to improve their communities and serve others.
Jon is excited to be a part of the team at the Sellinger School of Business and the Simon Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship, working to engage and inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs and community leaders.
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