Jon is Head of Portfolio Company Management at BlueMountain Capital Management, where he works with management and boards of companies where the firm is an influential investor.
Prior to joining BlueMountain, Jon headed groups at Anchorage Capital Group, Goldman Sachs Special Situations Group and Icahn Enterprises, where he was responsible for operational oversight, governance and value enhancement of portfolio companies. In those capacities, he acted as board chair or member, senior executive, or board-level advisor for dozens of companies in a broad range of industries over 15 years. Roles included President of Icahn Enterprises, L.P. (NYSE-IEP), CEO of Philip Services Corporation and Viskase Companies, and board member of American Railcar Industries, Crescent Communities, Martinrea Honsel, National Energy Group, WestPoint International, WIND Hellas, Xenith Bankshares and XO Communications. Previously, Jon was an investment banker at JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Morgan Stanley, and an attorney with Weil, Gotshal & Manges.
He is a Life Member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a board member of Chai Lifeline, an organization dedicated to meeting the needs of seriously ill children. Jon earned a J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School, and BS and MBA, magna cum laude from Babson College.