Jonathan grew up attending and working at camps in Canada, the U.S. and Australia. He graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Economics and Psychology from the University of Michigan and completed a Master’s Degree in Recreation Administration and Outdoor Education at California State University, Chico.

Jonathan received the 2006 Toronto Entrepreneur Award for his business start-up with NYQUEST.

Jonathan currently sits on the Board of Directors of the Ontario Camps Association, in the role of Vice President. Jonathan is the past Ontario Representative to the Canadian Camping Association Board of Directors and he currently is the Co-Chair of the government advocacy committee for the Canadian Camping Association.