The Heritage Group - Dir, Strategy & M&A
Jonathan is Director of Corporate Development for The Heritage Group, a privately held conglomerate that includes a Fortune 500 specialty refining business, the largest private environmental firm in the U.S., many recycling companies and others in several industries around the world. Jonathan seeks high potential external opportunities in related spaces to build into dominant businesses. He previously served at The Heritage Group as Director of Organization Innovation, where he worked to increase knowledge flow to extend the firm's potential, and as Director, Growth & New Ventures, where he acquired step-out opportunities for existing businesses and cultivated startups.
Prior to THG, Jonathan was Global Business Strategist for Silicon Valley-based Plug and Play Tech Center, the world's largest technology business accelerator, and CFO & VP, Business Development for WisdomTools, a foundational geospatial and augmented reality mobile firm. He also was an investment banker at Merrill Lynch, a management consultant at Ernst & Young, and a marketer at Apple.
Jonathan periodically lectures at the Indiana University Kelley School of Business and launched a business innovation course for its honors students, is a board member of TEDxIndianapolis and is a member of the HALO Capital Group. He has an MBA majoring in Entrepreneurship & Corporate Innovation and Marketing and BS majoring in Computer Information Systems from the Kelley School of Business.