Jon Benedict, Vice President

Jon has spent his professional career helping organizations, both public and private, enhance their public images and further their strategic goals. Jon uses his extensive communications consulting experience to give client real-world advice that helps maintain positive public and media relations.  Along with media relations and crisis communications consulting, Jon is an accomplished campaign consultant and served as the lead consultant on dozens of winning campaigns – for issues and candidates.  He has passed levies and issues securing more than $1 billion for Ohio schools, counties, libraries, human services, and parks.  Jon also works with clients from the corporate, political, educational, and non-profit sectors to enhance their public images and further their goals.  Jon graduated cum laude from Cleveland State University with a bachelor’s degree in English.  He is the co-founder and editor of Edible Cleveland, a quarterly magazine which celebrates the people and stories of Northeast Ohio’s local food community.