About Jon Gerson

Jon Gerson, President, joined Executive Solutions, a second-generation equipment leasing & finance search firm, while on sabbatical from Rutgers University when he was twenty years old and became President in 2013.

Executive Solutions has earned its reputation as a premier national search firm by an unwavering commitment to focusing on long term immersive relationships with clients rather than placements. This tradition of forming partnerships with clients enables Jon to combine insight unique to each company that is developed over years of working together with industry specific historical knowledge and provide unmatched value. Having worked in executive search within equipment finance for his entire career, Jon can capitalize on deep-rooted relationships and expertise within the leasing community. That history means that every recommendation Jon makes to a client is informed by what is in his client’s best interest according to the current market environment.

Beyond recruiting, Executive Solutions incorporates its expertise developed over 30 years to help clients discover opportunities for expansion, group lift-outs or new team building, and talent management, including effective interviewing, onboarding, review, and retention. Jon is an active member of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association, serving on the Membership Committee at various points since 2013 and on the Service Provider Business Council Steering Committee. He is most proud of his work on the Emerging Talent Advisory Council from 2016 2020. He is a frequent presenter at the ELFA annual conference. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Rutgers while working full time as an executive recruiter.

Jon lives in Atlanta, GA, with his wife, Jessica, their daughter, and too many pets.

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