Jonathan has Master of Science in Agricultural Economics degree from the University of Kentucky. He began working with the Kentucky Farm Business Management Group as a farm management specialist in 2009. He also is an adjunct instructor at the University of Kentucky where he teaches an Agricultural Management Principles course. Jonathan is also one of the Ag Tax Chapter instructor of for the University of Kentucky Income Tax Seminar Program. Jonathan is a member of the board of directors of the Farm Financial Standards Council, a nation-wide organization committed to standardizing the reporting formats of agricultural entities. He currently serves on the Technical Committee and Membership Committees.