Jon Lovald

Jon Lovald

Chief operating officer, Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans

Description

Twenty-five-year Army and National Guard veteran Jon Lovald has dedicated the past five years to ending veteran homelessness in Minnesota. In his role as COO of St. Paul-based Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans (MACV), Lovald has transformed the organizational culture and spearheaded partnerships with landlords, property developers, and philanthropic organizations to dramatically expand housing opportunities. This includes a partnership with Minneapolis property management firm Property Solutions and Services, which has housed more than 60 veterans facing significant challenges obtaining and keeping housing.