Jason holds both a Bachelor's and a Master's Degree from Western Illinois University. He began his professional career in Chicago with the communications firm of Serafin & Associates. While at Serafin, Jason worked on message development for political campaigns as well as communications strategies for various corporations and businesses. His interest in politics brought Jason to Springfield, IL where he served as Director of Special Events for House Speaker Michael J. Madigan for eight years. During this time, Jason also served as lead fiscal agent for the Speaker’s campaign committee. While the political arena was dynamic and engaging, Jason could not pass up the opportunity to get involved in the field of social services. He joined ICCS in 2012 as a Community Organizer. In 2013 he was hired as Associate Director and at the beginning of 2015, became Executive Director. Since becoming Executive Director, Jason has been able to implement his vision of the agency and make many worthwhile, positive improvements that have capitulated ICCS to new heights. He's proud to work with a newly engaged, involved and energetic Board of Directors!