Jon is a Twin Cities native. He grew up mainstreamed in the St. Paul public school system. You could say that ASL interpreters were always a part of his life! He graduated from Gallaudet University with a Bachelor's in English Literature. He is ASLIS’s Project Manager. He works on various of programs and projects that focus on improving the access to quality interpreters. In his spare time, you'll see him with a book in his hand, or watching a movie. He loves to snuggle with his cat, Ernest, and sees more cats in his future!