Jon earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Counseling and a dual Masters of Science degree in Counseling and Vocational Evaluation from the University of Wisconsin – Stout. Jon has been with the Accessibility Resource Center at UWM since 1999 when it was known as the Student Accessibility Center (SAC). Before his employment at UWM, Jon worked at UW-Stout as an Academic Advisor, Disability Specialist, and taught a Study Skills course.
During his tenure at UWM, Jon has been elected to serve as chair, co-chair, secretary, and team member on several university committees across campus that foster and nurture the UWM campus environment as well as overall student success.
Most notably, Jon is currently involved with both the Chancellors Advisory Committee on Mental Health as well as the Campus Connect Suicide Gatekeeper Training Program. He has serviced on both these committees since their inception in 2011.
Overall, Jon’s work has aided students in making the most of their educational experience and has helped them prepare for the workforce. Jon is fully committed and determined to advocate for students facing any type of setbacks, as he believes every student, if given the proper guidance, can find a path to their own personal success.
Due to his efforts, Jon was honored with the UWM Advisors and Counselors Network Recognition Award for Outstanding Contributions in Student Services in 2008.
In his free time, Jon enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters. Jon’s hobbies include traveling, riding his Harley, playing with his dog and generally being active indoors and out.