Jon came to the Town of Westlake and Westlake Academy as the Communications Manager in 2017. His role includes managing various social media pages, live streaming events, video production, website design, and writer, as well as handling Public Relations and media communications.
Jon has an extensive background in dealing with the media. For 20 years he served as a journalist, most recently as the Executive Producer for WFAA-TV in Dallas. Prior to moving to Texas, he served in numerous roles in the media such as producer, editor, and news writer.
Jon is originally from Coral Springs, Florida and graduated from The Florida State University with a double major in Communications and Social Sciences. During that time, he served as Sports Director for a radio station where he also provided play-by-play commentary for Florida State’s basketball team and hosted a weekly call-in talk show.
Through the years, Jon's family and/or career moves have taken him to Florida, California, North Carolina, Kentucky, Virginia, and now Texas. Jon's true passion is spending time with his young children, Jackson and Gabriella. His favorite things in life are coaching his son’s many sports teams and laughing and playing with his beautiful daughter. Jon, his wife, and kids have called Highland Village home since 2007.