Lon Matejczyk, Managing Partner

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 is the former Publisher of the Colorado Publishing Company (Colorado Springs Business Journal and four area military installation newspapers) and Vice President of Dolan Media.  Prior to that, he was the Advertising Manager of the Milwaukee Journal, and Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Business Publications Corporations in Des Moines, Iowa. He has also worked for Freedom Communications and Thomson Newspapers in management roles.

Lon has served on the boards of numerous community and business organizations including Junior Achievement, Colorado Springs Leadership Institute Board of Directors, Peak Venture Group Board of Directors,The Pikes Peak Community College Foundation Board, and is a member of The Colorado Thirty Group.

Among Lon’s many awards, he was especially proud to have been honored:

  • The 2006 Citizen of the Year from the VFW – Post One, for meritorious and distinguished service to veterans,
  • Special recognition award by the Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce for making the “Pikes Peak Region a Better Place to Live and Work.”
  • The Gay and Lesbian Fund Outstanding Business Supporter of the year in 2006.

Earlier in his career, Lon spent several years as a sea captain and held a 100-ton Coast Guard license. Living and working in the Caribbean, Florida, Great Lakes and the Bahamas had some benefits but one can tend to get a bit of sea water between the ears living that lifestyle, so he “swallowed the anchor” and came back to land.

Lon is also an avid rugby fan, having played, coached and refereed the sport for many years. Touring England in 2014 including Rugby, England. 

Lon received his Bachelor of Arts in Communications from the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire and attended the Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University.

Lon, his wife Jodi and three children live in Monument, Colo. Their free time is spent at rugby and soccer games, golfing and dreaming of living on and sailing a multi hull sailboat in the Caribbean or Mexico.

Reach Lon at: [email protected]

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