Jon Passman is a certified FocalPoint Business and Executive Coach, where he works with business leaders to fulfill their business and professional goals.
Jon has 30 years experience growing and managing businesses through downcycles, mentoring and building high performing executive teams and advising businesses on strategy, process, technology and exits. He became a Business and Executive Coach because he is passionate about helping business owners and executives achieve their business, professional and personal dreams such as business growth, financial prosperity, professional development and/or work-life balance.
Prior to FocalPoint, Jon was a senior executive at SaaS and Business Services companies, such as Trimble, Ceridian and GE Fleet Services, where he helped drive significant growth and transformation when growth waned. Jon led P&Ls and strategy, product management, development, marketing, sales, and operations functions. He had direct responsibility for P&Ls up to $85 million, teams of 400+ people, and budgets up to $40 million.
Jon received his Masters in Management (MBA) in Strategy and Finance from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL, after earning his Bachelor of Arts in Math from Northwestern University.
Jon lives in Minnetonka, Minnesota with his wife Pam and daughter Eve. Their sons Jordan and Abe are currently in college. Jon is also involved in his community as a board member at the Minneapolis JFCS, a social services organization, and previously as a board member for the Hopkins Education Foundation. Jon enjoys playing golf, exercising, traveling and spending time with his friends and family.