Mr. Vasconcellos is a Managing Member of VTX Ventures LLC, a financial management consulting firm founded in May, 2011. Drawing upon more than 20 years of experience in senior finance & management, Mr. Vasconcellos provides strategic and financial consulting services to businesses in various stages of development.
After an initial six years of experience at public accounting firm KPMG LLP where he gained experience in financial systems and management in a broad array of industries, Mr. Vasconcellos worked as Controller of Elmhurst College for three years, at which time he developed a love of the higher education industry.
Moving to the for-profit education industry, Mr. Vasconcellos worked as Controller for Sanford Brown College, a five-location subsidiary of a public company, Whitman Education Group. Next, Jon was promoted to Controller of the company’s 20-campus Associate Degree Division, and when Whitman Education Group was sold to Career Education Corporation, Mr. Vasconcellos was promoted to the position of Vice President of Finance.
In 2005, Mr. Vasconcellos began serving as Chief Financial Officer of ATI Schools & Colleges. While at ATI, he managed a wide variety of executive and financial areas, including accounting, financial reporting, real estate, legal, Financial Aid, Treasury, debt management, information technology, and M&A functions.
Mr. Vasconcellos has a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from Miami University, and is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Ohio.