Executive Director, Head of Student Strategy Advancing Black Leaders, JP Morgan Chase & Co.
Jonathan Simon is an Executive Director on the Advancing Black Leaders team at JPMorgan Chase & Co. He is responsible for leading the Student Strategy, which includes a portfolio of initiatives and programs to increase acquisition and retention of black talent. Primarily, Jonathan will partner with campus recruiting and university relations teams to identify and coordinate recruitment efforts that support firm-wide campus hiring initiatives. In this new role, Jonathan is also charged with deepening strategic partnerships across internal and external campus recruiters, diversity leaders, stakeholders and recruiting staff.
Jonathan brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the role. In recent leadership roles at Citi, he was a Director in Corporate & Investment Banking in the Global Public Sector group and, previously, was the Head of Diversity and Employee Programs for Citi’s Institutional Clients Group.
Jonathan remains actively engaged with several professional and non-profit organizations, which include serving on the Board of the Council of Urban Professionals; Vice Chairman of Montclair Public Library Foundation Board of Trustees in Montclair, NJ; and he is a member of the Acquisitions Committee of the Studio Museum of Harlem. Jonathan is a graduate of Morehouse College in Atlanta, and holds an Honors Degree in Finance.