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Jonathan Walker

Jonathan Walker

Executive Director, Elevate's Center for the New Middle Class

 
Jonathan Walker is the Executive Director of Elevate’s Center for the New Middle Class. As Executive Director of the Center, he conducts research, engages in dialogue, and builds cooperation to generate understanding of the behaviors, attitudes, and challenges of America’s growing “New Middle Class.” Jonathan’s background covers the consumer spectrum, spanning from market research to strategic planning to product and analytics functions, making him a natural fit for this role. Prior to joining Elevate, he was the Director of Marketing Analytics at Radio Shack, and held roles in Merchandising and Strategic Planning for Hollywood Entertainment.

Jonathan earned an MBA from Brigham Young University, where he also received a degree in Media Arts. His talent for understanding people stems from his early days in film school, where he learned to find the stories in everyday life.