Jon spent his formative years in Pittsburgh, teenage years in New Mexico & adult era in Texas, New Mexico & Colorado. After graduating from UNM in the 90s Jon's work history has been in case management,media sales, architectural sales and digital marketing.
As a case manager Jon worked at a RTC in Bernalillo County working with Department of Human Services clients. In this role Jon learned how to listen, empathize and draft therapeutic treatment plans. Soon after he started working alongside the founders of The Onion developing and selling print media. Jon mastered the basics of guerilla sales, pipeline management, and the power of persistence.
In this media sales role position he developed campaigns placed in the Austin, Seattle, Portland, Olympia, Boston, Minneapolis, Athens, Santa Fe & Other AAN markets. While creating and selling print & web campaigns Jon honed the skill of using images and text to sway emotion and drive sales.
In the past 15 + years Jon has worked in architectural sales promoting Green Building Products and teaching sustainability courses to AIA architects in El Paso, Las Cruces, Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Colorado Springs, Denver & Boulder CO. Most recently he has worked as the director of sales & design at Colorado's most innovative digital marketing agency which also publishes news and culture magazines.
Prior to joining SERVPRO Jon was the publisher of Best of Colorado News. As publisher his clients were in the brewery, restaurant, hospitality, merchant industries.
Best of Colorado News features Colorado's most comprehensive reader's choice ballot that runs throughout the year. This year round or ongoing ballot gave Little the opportunities to hear the challenges facing Colorado business owners and their employees. Furthermore, Jon was able to keep his ear to the ground as to educational, healthcare, environment, job development and other community engagement topics.
While publisher Jon was beginning to take notice of the volume of votes SERVPRO Aurora was receiving in the category "Best Cleaning & Restoration Company" After visiting with the owner ,discussing the franchise's business plan and seeing the potential linked to Denver & Aurora's growth Jon wanted in. He is now one of the VP's of Business Development.