Jon T. Elsasser currently sits on the advisory boards of four private companies, including Jarrett, and consults on a variety of technology and general management issues.
In 2009, he retired from The Timken Company as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, a role that placed him in charge of all global information technology and corporate shared services. Prior to this role, he held various positions at Timken throughout his 31-year career at the company, including: Systems Analyst, Manager – Bucyrus Bearing Distribution Center; President – Timken Do Brasil; Group Vice President – Europe, Africa and West Asia and Senior Vice President – Corporate Development. Jon graduated from The College of William & Mary with a Bachelor of Economics and Harvard University with a Master of Business Administration.
Jon spends a lot of time getting involved in his community. He's a former chairman of the Ohio & Erie Canalway Association, the president of the Zoar Community Association and a former treasurer and board member of the Ohio Historical Society. He recently restored and now operates a destination restaurant, the Canal Tavern of Zoar, which is operated out of a Zoar structure that's located just outside of the historic village.