is managing director of development and strategy for Teach For America-Rio Grande Valley. A former corps member, Jon has been a resident of the Valley since 2006. He focuses on building partnerships with school districts, businesses, other funders, and the broader community.
The Rio Grande Guardian was the first online newspaper to launch on the South Texas border, starting out in July, 2005. It is still the market leader, setting the pace and breaking news often before traditional media outlets.