Jon Roux is the major gifts officer at American Progress. Prior to joining American Progress, Roux interned with the Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund’s development team. In college, he interned with the Human Rights Campaign’s membership outreach team and worked on its Pride Fulfillment program. Roux also served as a campus representative for Red is in the Rainbow, organizing blood drives and photo campaigns to raise awareness about U.S. Food and Drug Administration donation policies that discriminate against gay men.
Roux received his bachelor of arts in government and French from St. Lawrence University. He also studied at the University of Rouen in Rouen, France.