Jon was born and raised in Carlisle, Iowa. After graduating from Carlisle High School, he moved to Kansas City, MO and got his associates degree at a local community college. In 1999 he joined Jon's Dry Basement® Foundation Repair where he started out on their crew. He was promoted to foreman within a couple of years. After 10 years as a foreman, Jon moved into quality control, then into sales, and now, into management.
Jon's experience covers a wide spectrum of functions in the foundation repair and basement waterproofing business, in administration, and in management. He has been trained and certified by licensed Professional Engineers to be a Waterproofing and Foundation Specialist. In addition, Jon was selected as Employee of the Year in 2004.
Jon and his wife, Charlotte, have a daughter, Ashley, born in 2006. Jon was happy to accept a recent promotion to General Manager especially because it gave him the chance to move his wife and daughter to his hometown area of Des Moines and to give Ashley a chance to see more of her grandparents.