Jonathan Saltzburg is the Executive Director of Strategic Partnerships & Growth, and Regional Resource Director with a strategic focus on removing barriers to accessing care through expanding Caron's organizational partnerships, affiliations, and referent relationships.
To help carry out Caron’s strategic plan and blueprint to advance its mission, Jonathan identifies opportunities to increase access to care for those who need support with substance use disorder or behavioral health. As regional resource director for the south Florida region, he is a resource for individuals, families, and clinical professionals in need of substance use disorder and mental health treatment. In addition, he specializes in developing and managing programs that help individuals define their recovery, realign their career goals, and ultimately enhance their quality of life.
This role is a natural progression of Jonathan’s business background and experience in managing innovative programs, including Caron Florida’s College Success Program and the Professionals Track.
Jonathan earned his MBA from the Wharton School of Business. While at Wharton, he earned a seat as a full-time member of the admissions committee where he developed a passion for college and graduate school admissions. After graduating Wharton, Jonathan went to work in college admissions at Florida Atlantic University. Using his experience at Wharton and FAU, he founded RecoveryEDU®, where he pursued his passion for helping students in recovery find their way back to college after receiving clinical care.
Prior to Wharton, Jonathan worked for Warner Brothers Entertainment in corporate finance.
Jonathan has served as an advisory board member of Palm Beach State College's Human Services Business Partnership Council and on the National Board of Trustees for the Association of Recovery Schools.
Jonathan was recently quoted in an article on The Wharton School website regarding the work he and Caron do with Wharton to improve student health in a safe, judgment-free way. Read the article here.