Jason served as President and CEO of the Pikes Peak United Way (PPUW) in Colorado Springs, Colo. where he managed a 35-member team and $5.5 million annual operating budget. In 2015, Jason was selected as a top-20 CEO within United Way Worldwide, earning participation in the organization’s Executive Leadership Program through the U.K.-based Center for Creative Leadership. He began with United Way as a Senior Director of Community Investment and Leadership Giving, Endowment, and Planned Giving before serving as the Director of Resource Investment, Financial Stability and then as Vice President for Community Engagement.

Jason was selected as one of 24 high-potential contributors among 2,000 applicants worldwide for the United Way Worldwide Global Resident Fellowship focused on leadership, cross-cultural awareness and cross-functional projects across Europe. Jason holds a Bachelor of Administration in Nonprofit Management, with a specialty in Fundraising and Community Engagement, from Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Mo.