Jon Hersam is the Human Resources Manager at MRA Associates. In this role, he directs the functions of the human resources department including recruiting, payroll, benefits management, performance management, training development, and enforcing company policies and practices.
Jon joined MRA Associates in 2016 as an intern. He worked for a time in client support services, where he gained. a deeper understanding of firm functions, processes, and culture. Prior to joining MRA Associates, Jon was a Program Director and Office Human Resources Manager for an organization supporting individuals with developmental disabilities.
Jon is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR®). He earned a Master of Business Administration with an emphasis on leadership and entrepreneurship from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Brigham Young University.
In his free time, Jon enjoys playing tennis and chess and exploring the great outdoors with his wife and son. He also enjoys participating in Toastmasters, where he served as the 2017-2018 Area Director, and 2018-2019 Division Director. He has won several speech contests, including third place in the state for creative storytelling.
Have you ever been at work and felt like a rock star only to return home and feel like you have room to bloom? The reality is that your personal life can be a lot more complicated than your work life.