Young Leadership Forum: Jon Scholes, President and CEO of Downtown Seattle Association (Seattle, WA)
Come learn from Seattle’s brightest stars in the fields of design, development, public service, and more. Our Young Leadership Group Leadership Forums are designed to foster professional relationships and connections between members of the YLG community and senior level leaders in the real estate and land use fields. The conversation focuses on topics including, career development, local real estate trends, and networking/educational opportunities. These are intimate conversations with maximum capacity of 15.
Jon Scholes is President and CEO of the Downtown Seattle Association where he is responsible for the operations and programs of the DSA, a 2,100-member association formed in 1958 to create a healthy, vibrant downtown.
Jon is also responsible for the management of the 285-block business improvement district that was established in 1999 in downtown Seattle to provide cleaning, safety, transportation, marketing, and public realm management services in downtown. He was appointed president and CEO of the DSA in November of 2014 following six years as DSA’s Vice President of Advocacy and Economic Development.
Jon is currently a member of the Seattle Center Advisory Commission, and serves on the boards of Visit Seattle, Transportation Choices Coalition, the International Downtown Association, and Downtown Emergency Services Center. He has served on a number of city and county task forces on transportation, homelessness, and housing and was recognized in 2016 as a “40 Under 40” honoree by the Puget Sound Business Journal.
Jon is a graduate of Leadership Tomorrow and attended the University of Texas in Austin before graduating from the University of Washington. He lives in downtown Seattle with his wife and their eight-year-old twins.
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
5 – 6 PM
Downtown Seattle Association
1809 7th Avenue Suite 900, Seattle
Food and drinks provided.
Registration fee: $10 for Members
This is a Young Leader Group Member-Only event. Young Leaders are ULI members who are under 35.
Online registration deadline: Friday, March 23, 2018