Jonathan B. Simon

by Justin Cates
Jonathan B. Simon
Managing Director, Head of Leadership Development & Diversity
Apollo Global Management

Jonathan B. Simon became the first Head of Diversity and Leadership Development for Apollo in August 2020. He is responsible for setting and leading the firm’s diversity and inclusion strategy. Additionally, he responsible for developing and enabling leadership capabilities within the firm’s senior leadership ranks.

Prior to joining Apollo, Simon was an Executive Director on the Advancing Black Leaders team at JPMorgan Chase & Co. He was responsible for leading the Firmwide Student Strategy, which included a firmwide recruitment strategy at HBCU’s (Historically Black Colleges & Universities).

From 2005 to 2017, Simon held a number of leadership roles at Citi, including Senior Banker in the Global Corporate Bank and Head of Diversity and Employee Programs for Citi’s Institutional Clients Group from 2010 – 2014.

Simon is a Board member of BRAVEN in Newark, NJ and he is also a member of the Advisory Board of the Honors Program at the Howard University School of Business in Washington, DC; He is also a member of the Art Acquisitions Committee and the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility Committee of the Montclair Art Museum.

Simon holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Morehouse College, Cum Laude.

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