Jon Lorson

Jon Lorson


Project Management • Cost Containment • Solutions Focus • Business Development • Negotiation

Process Improvement • Relationship Building • Clear Communication • Financial Risk Management

I have over 15 years of award-winning Leadership and Operations experience aggressively accelerating revenue stream and steering cost savings. When added to my hands-on experience with large contract Business Development, Finance, and Project Management, I am uniquely qualified to propel every aspect of your operations.

My success has arrived through daily customer interaction, financial best practices and an equally sharp focus on both customer needs and the company’s bottom line. I inspire team members by modeling leadership and responsibility in my commitment to excellence, and earn the respect of my entire organizational community through open communication at all levels. If you need a leader that will be a strategic partner in your success, let’s have a conversation about what my abilities and experience can do for your organization.

      •Customer Focus with Significant Bottom Line Effect

      •Persuasive, Innovative Thinker

      •  Astute in Both Finance & Business Development 

Key Skills:Natural leader and decision maker  Calculated risk taker • Matchless work ethic  Tactful and diplomatic  Calm under pressure  Superb analytical abilities  Keen attention to detail  Active listener that combines diverse ideas  Simplifies complex problems and easily communicates technical and financial concepts to all levels of the organization.

Work History

Work History
2010 - Present

Vice President Commercial Lender

Central Bank of Kansas City

Fourteen years of experience in actively persuasive roles. Negotiates contracts of up to $8M regularly, always to the satisfaction of the client, employer and regulatory agencies. 

Adept at financial contract review, and led the documentation of the cleanup effort of 300 contracts within 90 days.

Extensive success in large dollar collections, slashing past due ratio from 10%+ to 4.3% within 18 months and collecting up to $2M+ in one day.

2008 - 2010

Senior Asset Servicing Professional

Stone Advisors LP

Responsibility of up to 120+ client accounts totaling up to $280M, with relationships up to $70M each.

Consistently known as the “go-to” guy for solutions to a multitude of issues and became a trusted advisor of the FDIC as the top performing team among six on one project.

2004 - 2008

Vice President Construction/ Commercial Lender

Bank of Blue Valley

Strategically planned revenue growth to ensure proper operational support, achieving 22% over customer growth goal and 38% over Return on Equity goal. Additionally grew client portfolio 70% first year and 35% 2nd year.

Spearheaded a popular financial awareness program with the Shawnee Chamber of Commerce.

Set departmental goalsachieving 99-100% of established customer-based metrics.

Presented compelling executive summaries to the Board of Directors quarterly.

Nine years’ experience leading teams. 

2002 - 2004

Vice President Construction Lender

Security Savings Bank

Great success in streamlining operations; redesigned a policy that brought processing of 40% of revenue from 7-14 days down to 1 day. This catapulted operational capacity and significantly contributed to the company growth from $40M to $90M.  

Takes remarkable measures to meet customer needs, once saving a $3M account by accomplishing in a week what usually took a month. Managed current employer’s exponential growth of 65% within 6 months.

Inspected other project elements up to 200 per month.

1995 - 2002

Construction Loan Manager

Commercial Federal Bank

Creatively restructured $2M past due client, which prevented any losses to employer.




Wichita State University


Baker University School of Professional & Graduate Studies