Jon James

Technical Recruiter


Jon has been a recruiter for 5+ years. He started working in recruiting after studying acting at the University of Oregon. A huge Oregon Ducks, Portland Pickles, and Blazers fan, Jon also enjoys watching movies, is a big TV buff, and loves anything that has to do with art and entertainment. Almost all his free time is spent with family or friends. His immediate family lives in Warren, Ohio. Jon loves playing basketball, running, golfing, skiing and doing anything active.

Getting the Edge on Jon

First job:
I was a Birthday Party Attendant at Clubsport (now called The Bay Club).

Favorite quote:
“You’re only given one little spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it.” – Robin Williams

One cat named Miskit.

Favorite hobbies:
Playing or watching basketball, golfing, skiing, running, watching TV or movies, reading, going to Portland Pickles baseball games, spending time with friends and putting together puzzles.

What are your favorite movies?
Good Will Hunting, Superbad, The Dark Knight, The Joker, and There Will Be Blood. But the list fluctuates frequently.

If you could time travel, where would you go?
1986 to see Larry Bird and the Celtics win the NBA Finals, then witness the Showtime Lakers, Detroit Pistons and Chicago Bulls in late 80’s through the 90’s.

Most desired vacation destination(s):
Barcelona, London and Greece.