Jon Rappoport, Performance Coach, brings an extensive background in marketing and facilitative leadership to his work with the Stand & Deliver Group. After spending 16 years as an advertising executive and creative strategist at Leo Burnett Worldwide, Jon founded Rapid Fig in 2013 as an independent facilitation and idea generation consultancy grounded in empathy and the power of rapport.
Jon has crisscrossed the globe and partnered with organizations of all sizes to cultivate insights, innovations, communications and creative ideas that bear fruit. He possesses a cultivated knowledge and appreciation for global and local commonalities and nuances, and their effect on high-impact communication and cultural connectivity. Jon has partnered with some of the world’s biggest brands in oral care, healthcare, air travel, confections, beer, tobacco and more, as well as smaller brands, organizations and startups.
Jon earned a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, and honed his improvisational skills and authentic voice for several years at Chicago’s Second City Training Center. Jon lives in Chicago with his wife and three young children. In his free time, Jon is an avid Little League coach, crossword addict and an aspiring screenwriter.