Jonathan Sholtis

Managing Director, Defense & Intel at Groundswell

As the Managing Director of Groundswell’s Department of Defense (DoD) and Intelligence Group, Jonathan Sholtis has a proven track record of leading strategic growth across the DoD and Intelligence Community (IC) including federal and civilian sector agencies, state and local governments, and commercial markets.

As Managing Director, Jonathan thrives at growing and leading the business in new markets by harnessing emerging technology and digital practices. To address today's mission-critical challenges, his team designs and delivers a full spectrum of digital service offerings for Groundswell's DoD and IC customers. These service offerings include modern management practices and secure supply chain management capabilities using automation and data science.

Shaped by his experience as a Naval Officer, his leadership and management background include a strong focus on organizational culture. Influenced at a young age by his father, Jonathan honed his business background through a Master’s level education. He polished his background through his work experience with several of the leading consulting and professional services organizations.

Before joining Groundswell, Jonathan was the Senior Vice President of Security and Resilience for ICF where he successfully led the business and its “go-to-market” strategy across ICF's public sector. Jonathan holds a Bachelor's degree from the University of Rochester, a master's degree from Johns Hopkins University, and master’s certificates from the Yale School of Management and Columbia Business School.



  • Managing Director, Defense & Intel

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