Jon DeFriese

Jon DeFriese brings clients over 20 years of experience and passion for building high performance teams and organizations. He advises leaders and their teams through an integrated approach that aligns the purpose, strategy and goals of each individual and team with the overall organization. This process also reveals any hidden performance barriers and connects the team’s business objectives directly to the culture they need to achieve them.

Jon brings a range of diverse industry experience to his clients including leadership positions in manufacturing, technology, and higher education. His background includes senior roles at National Gypsum Company, technology start-up Adero, the University of North Carolina and Harvard University.

He received his undergraduate degree from East Carolina University and his MBA from Harvard Business School.