Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
As Chief Financial Officer for the Advertising Council, Jon Fish manages and directs the financial operations of the organization. Mr. Fish also maintains top level relationships with the Ad Council’s legal counsel, banking institutions, public accounting firm, investment partnerships, insurance groups and IT & facilities vendors. As a member of the Executive Leadership Team, Mr. Fish participates in developing and implementing organizational strategies, policies and procedures. His responsibilities also include Information Technology and Office Services.
Prior to joining the Ad Council, Mr. Fish served as Vice President of Financial Operations at CKX, Inc. where he oversaw the design of internal controls, managing teams around the country and overseas and leading global Sarbanes Oxley implementation across many major brands. Past positions also include Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, WorldSport Networks and HBO. He also served eleven years on the Board of the United States Olympic Committee after competing in the 1988 Seoul Olympics.
Mr. Fish currently serves on the board of Row New York as well as being an adjunct professor in the School of Continuing and Professional Studies at New York University teaching Finance Management for Film and Television. He holds a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a Special Diploma in Social Studies from Oxford University. He received his CPA while at Ernst & Young.
He lives in New York City with his wife and two children.