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Jon Harbison

Jon Harbison grew up in a family restaurant and has owned a national franchise, an executive search firm, a training institute, and a global consulting company.  He has served on the board for two international companies, and was the founding director of a national health industry not-for-profit. His college teaching career has included the Culinary institute of America, Marist College's Graduate and Global Education"s MBA and MPA programs, and the Robert J. Milano Graduate School of Economics and Social Policy.   Jon has been with Empire State College since 1989 and spent almost a decade with the office of international program, launching and facilitating courses in Cyprus, Lebanon, Russia, Czech Republic, Greece, and the Dominican Republic.



  • MBA in Management from Fairleigh Dickinson University
  • BS in Pre-Law from Pace University