Jonathan Poretz

Administration and Operations Associate

Jonathan joined CJC in September 2019, following a 30+ year career as a Public Relations executive at PR/Marketing companies in New York and San Francisco. During his career, Jonathan was responsible for launching consumer and consumer technology companies, as well as serving as a broadcast media specialist. Among the companies and products he helped launch was Oakland-based Savage Beast Technologies, which later became the music streaming company Pandora. Prior to public relations, Jonathan was a program analyst at NBC in NYC. In addition to his PR background, Jonathan is a well-established Bay Area-based singer, who has performed throughout the US and in Europe. He has released two CDs, “A Lot Of Living To Do” and “At Last…Songs for Elena,” both on the Pacific Coast Jazz label.