🎓Author, speaker, #fintech founder, business innovator and strategist. 📈I help entrepreneurs launch and grow the business of their dreams.
Jonathan is passionate about helping people grow the business of their dreams. More specifically he advises companies and entrepreneurs by focusing on the ways culture, innovation, and strategy can impact their businesses.
He has worked in the financial industry for nearly fifteen years. First as a top ten insurance salesman for a national company, a financial advisor, and finally in the banking industry for the past ten years. Over that time he has been involved in over $500,000,000 in transactions involving lending, angel investing, and venture capital facilities. As a senior executive at a financial institution Jonathan has been part of a team that has averaged double digit growth over the past few years. He has also lead that same company to be named SBA Lender of the Year for 2012 and 2013.
Jonathan is an entrepreneur himself, including launching a business to business networking site in 2011 that reached membership in 45 countries. He has been named to Knoxville’s prestigious “40 under 40″ group, the 2014 National Credit Union Rock Stars list, and serves on the Board of the Fairview Technology Center.
Jonathan is first and foremost a husband and father. In his personal time he enjoys helping people accomplish their health and fitness goals, including teaching others the benefits of exercise through mixed martial arts training. Jonathan has worked with a variety of people to reach their weight goals, including multiple 50+ pound “losers”. He enjoys running, reading, and time with his family.