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Jon has been a resident of St. Augustine, Florida, since 1986, when he accepted the position of Publisher of The St. Augustine Record. Before becoming a business broker, he served more than 36 years with Morris Communications Corporation in a variety of executive and management positions.
His most recent position was as Director of Business Development for The Florida Times-Union, the largest newspaper in the Morris group. In this position, Jon did business evaluations, helped business units improve their bottom-line performance, did due diligence on acquisitions, and assisted in the purchase of a number of businesses for the Morris family.
In addition to being a member of the Business Brokers of Florida and a licensed Florida Real Estate Associate, Jon holds Series 6 and 65 investment licenses and has taken all courses required to become a Certified Financial Planner. He is also affiliated with Bull & Bear Capital Advisors, Jacksonville, FL (www.bullbearcapital.com). Jon has owned his own business and assisted a number of businesses in improving products and procedures. He volunteers time assisting businesses owners through SCORE.
He is a retired Lieutenant Colonel with the Florida Army National Guard. He served more than 29 years. Active in a number of community organizations, Jon is a member of the St. Augustine Chamber of Commerce and an elder at Memorial Presbyterian Church. Jon Hunt, father of two, is married to Sarah Wood Hunt, founding editor of Water’s Edge magazine and former assistant managing editor for The Florida Times-Union’s Lifestyle department.