Project Manager/Business Development
Business Team, Rio Online Development, Inc.
“You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi
- Name: Jonathan Willis
- Nickname: “Big J”
- Title: Business Development/Project Manager
- Hometown: North Carolina
- Vacations In: Bahamas, Canada, Hawaii, Mexico, Puerto Rico, and Japan
- Hobbies: Music, Golf, Cycling, and Movies
- Favorite Food: Seafood…and Mom’s Red Velvet Cake
- Movies: Lady in the Blue Dress, The Last of the Mohicans, Legends of the Fall & Platoon
- Music: R&B, Jazz & Top 40.
- Workstation: PC
- Mobile: iphone
- Browser: Firefox, Safari
- Famous Quote: “The best vision is insight.” Malcolm S. Forbes
Eager to start his career at a young age, Jonathan joined the United States Marine Corps where he served as Marine Corps Drill Instructor, Radio Systems Chief, and Communications Operational Chief. He supervised the process of various communication operations while leading and managing hundreds of military personnel. Jonathan participated in Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm and Operation Iraqi Freedom where he received commendations.
Subsequently in the manufacturing and construction industry, he was Project Manager for commercial and public works (including K-12) modular building projects where he managed the planning, scheduling and control of all activities in the field to ensure projects met time and budget requirements.
As Business Development Associate at Rio, Jonathan is responsible for generating new business and maintaining quality client relationships. He will assist customers with making the right choice for their website design or redesign while incorporating search engine optimization which will significantly increase their traffic and ranking.
Jonathan is currently pursuing his B.S. in Business Management from the University of Phoenix. He also does gigs in Executive Protection as a Protective Service Agent. He is an avid golfer, enjoys cycling, traveling, and oh, wine tasting!