Leadership Team

C. Jonathan (Jon) Swires, Jr.

Vice Chairman and Charter Member

Jon is a "retired" teacher, coach, and school administrator.  He is a 1966 graduate of the University of Akron (Bachelor of Ed.) and a 1972 graduate of the University of Akron (MS in Earth Science).  Widowed and recently remarried, he has 6 adult children and 10 grandchildren.  Jon is a leader in the Akron Camp of the Gideon's International, is a member of The Chapel, and is an assistant coach at Akron Garfield H.S.  Jon has been involved with Kara Bright through the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and The Ohio Valley Athletic Conference Weekend of Champions since 1974.  He has been involved with Brightway Center as a board member since the beginning.  He is presently working full time for The Akron Digital Academy as an administrator/lead teacher.