Meeting of the Minds 2020 - Critical Impact September 8 - 10 2020
Jon Caffery is the Regional Director of Employer Engagement (RDEE) for Energy, Construction, and Utilities in the Orange County Region and former regional director for the Inland Empire/Desert Region and San Diego/Imperial Valley Region. Jon was the owner of Caffery Electric Inc. and First Priority Mortgage, Inc. He owned both businesses from 1985 to 2007. After the mortgage industry fell into disarray; Jon reinvented himself. He began consulting work for College of the Desert, which blossomed into a new career. He then moved his family to Hawaii and began working for the University of Hawaii as a grants administrator. Jon returned to the Coachella Valley in 2014 and joined the College of the Desert as a regional grants director. Jon earned his BSBA from Colorado Christian University and his Master's degree in adult education from Auburn University and currently a doctoral candidate for educational leadership and management at Capella University.