Jonathan S. Aaron is a principal member of The Velvel Group, LLC, an entity created to provide trustee and family office services, and president of the William Davidson Foundation. He formerly served as the Assistant to the President of Guardian Industries Corporation. A native of the metropolitan Detroit area, Mr. Aaron received a Bachelor of General Studies from the University of Michigan and a J.D. from Michigan State University College of Law. Jon is currently a member of the board of directors for the Jewish Federation of Metro Detroit and its Investment Committee, and serves on the Governing Board of the University of Michigan Hillel. His board memberships also include the Detroit Chapters of the American Society for Technion and the American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science. An Associate Anti-Defamation League National Commissioner, he serves on the board of Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital and chairs its Quality Committee.
Mr. Aaron also sits on the boards of the Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation and Congregation Shaarey Zedek in Southfield, Michigan. He is also a trustee of the Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) and a member of the Advisory Board of the William Davidson Graduate School of Jewish Education at JTS.