The College of William and Mary – Bachelor’s Degree in Economics
Harvard University – Master’s Degree in Business Administration
Jon Elsasser retired from The Timken Company as senior vice president and chief information officer in 2009. He joined the company in 1978 as a systems analyst in Canton and subsequently held positions as manager - Bucyrus Bearing Distribution Center; president - Timken do Brasil; group vice president - Europe, Africa and West Asia; and senior vice president – corporate development before assuming his last role in which he was responsible for global information technology and corporate shared services.
Jon is on the boards of four private companies, is an investor in the East Central Ohio Tech Angel Fund, and consults on a variety of technology and general management issues. He is also active in the community as chair of the Ohio and Erie Canalway Association and president of the Zoar Community Association.
Jon graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the College of William and Mary with a bachelor’s degree in economics and from Harvard University with a master’s degree in business administration. At Harvard, he was named a Baker Scholar, a distinction awarded to the top five percent of each graduating class.
Jon and his wife, Cindy, live in Zoar.
Serving third term; term ends 2013