Jon has had a long and detailed history within the fire, building, and life safety arena that covers over 20 years. He has a unique perspective pertaining to safety in the built environment, having worked in different areas throughout the United States. Prior to joining UL he served at both state and local levels, as a Building Division Chief, Building/Fire Plans Examiner, Fire Protection Engineer, Fire Inspector and Fire Investigator.
Jon holds a Bachelors degree in Fire Protection Engineering and Safety Technology from Oklahoma State University where he later served as an adjunct instructor. He is currently a member of numerous state and national fire and building organizations, which include the International Code Council, the National Fire Protection Association, and the Society of Fire Protection Engineers and holds many national professional certifications including Certified Building Official, Certified Fire Marshal.