Posted December 6, 2022

Jon-Don welcomes new CEO and chief sales officer

Jon-Don, based in Roselle, Illinois, has appointed Jay Davisson as its chief executive officer and Steve Porter as chief sales officer. The updates to the leadership team reflect the company’s continued growth trajectory and as it expands to serve contractors across a variety of industries.

Jay Davisson Steve Porter
Jay Davisson Steve Porter

Jay Davisson brings significant senior-level executive and private equity experience. Most recently, he was CEO at AMES Taping Tools and previously held several progressive leadership roles at Sherwin-Williams.

“I am very excited to join the team and continue to build upon Jon-Don’s solid foundation of providing world class service to thousands of specialty contractors nationwide,” said Davisson.

Steve Porter brings nearly 30 years of sales experience. He most recently served as Chief Operating Officer of Ruprecht/Kilcoy Global Foods, and prior to that spent nearly 25 years at Grainger leading the largest sales team in the U.S. in his final role.

“I look forward to working with Jay and Steve,” said Matt Tharp, Chief Financial Officer for Jon-Don. “I am confident their leadership and expertise will be invaluable as we continue to evolve to meet the needs of our customers, vendors, and employees.”