Jonathan began his career at Tippins Technologies, Inc., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania as a Project Manager as well as the Treasury Manager, and Manager of Purchasing. While at Tippins he managed major capital projects including a Cold Mill and Temper Mill revamp, a Level 2 electrical control system for a Coil Plate Mill, a Greenfield Plate Mill project and a revamp of a hot strip mill. When Tippins formed a joint venture, SMS Demag Tippins, LLC; he was the Project Manager for the major Steckel Mill and Plate Mill project in Morocco and the upgrade to a Steckel Mill in India. He was also the Procurement Manager for an Aluminum Plate mill in China. After leaving SMS Demag Tippins, LLC he went to Casey Equipment Company as a Sales Associate and Manager of Surplus Equipment before starting CASTE LLC where he is Vice President and Partner.