Jon Sweigart, MSS

Jon Sweigart has experience providing practical and strategic support for the client’s learning and performance goals. His work helps organizations build healthy, productive workplaces where employees engage in meaningful ways and build strong ownership cultures in their broadest sense.

He draws on his professional experience in senior management, human resources, talent development and workplace learning in his work with employee-owned, nonprofit and private sector organizations.

Focus areas include:

  • Executive assessment
  • Coaching with individuals and teams
  • Multilevel leadership development design and facilitation
  • Large- and small-group process design and facilitation
  • ESOP communication
  • Strategic planning

Through his work, Jon has shifted organizations from an exclusive focus on training events with limited impact to a sustained process focused more on the resources, social interaction, and performance support that encourage autonomy and continuous learning for longer-term impact. Prior to joining Praxis, Jon served as Vice President of Personnel and Professional Development at a nonprofit organization, where he helped develop a signature service delivery approach based on customer-centered, data-informed and culturally appreciative principles.

He frequently presents at ESOP Association and National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO) events and is a member of the ESOP Association’s Ownership Culture Committee.

Jon is a certified practitioner in the following assessments:

  • EQ-i 2.0/EQ 360, an assessment of Emotional Intelligence
  • Hogan Leadership Assessment Series
  • Clark Wilson 360° Leadership Practices Survey
  • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)
  • Team Diagnostic Survey (TDS)

He holds a bachelor’s degree in English/communication from Goshen College and a master’s degree in clinical social work from the Bryn Mawr School of Social Work and Social Research.

Other Articles by: 

Jon Sweigart, MSS

Podcast: Continuous Improvement, EO Leadership and More

Bret Keisling interviewed Jon Sweigart for the ESOP Podcast about Continuous Improvement and employee ownership and engagement.

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Employee Ownership and the Great Resignation

The pandemic has disrupted many things, not the least of which is the current American labor market and, maybe more profoundly, how Americans consider the purpose of work and expectations for employment.

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Webinar: Integrating Ownership and Development Across the Employment Lifecycle

This presentation by Jon Sweigart and Sasha Sulkosky, Brinkman, was part of the National Center for Employee Ownership's Virtual Fall Forum conference in September, 2021.

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