Jon Lantz grew up in Tipp City, Ohio where he spent much of his youth in the outdoors and playing sports. This is where he developed his work ethic and love of nature. After high school he attended Ohio University and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance. He has over 20 years of experience working in Finance and Accounting. This includes work in public accounting, the private sector, and with non-profit organizations. He became a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the state of Colorado in 2012. He currently works for a private foundation in Boulder Colorado whose philanthropy focuses on contemplative practice, early childhood education, and the arts. Jon serves as both Chief Financial Officer and Grant Manager for the foundation. Jon became personally interested in meditation and contemplative practice five years ago. He regularly studies Buddhism and practices meditation. Jon lives in Arvada Colorado with his two kids, Grace and Brian. In his free time, Jon enjoys spending time in the outdoors, working out, and enjoying live music.