Jon Plaas is Project Manager of The Grove at Lee’s Summit. As a business executive, consultant, and investor with a strong track record in the pharmaceutical industry, new business start-ups, and the management of large capital projects (facilities and process), Mr. Plaas has successfully led a number of successful startup ventures. He also has been responsible for a multi-million dollar facilities consolidation project with overall supervision of 1,000 plus employees and contractors with diversified backgrounds and experience.
He owns a consulting firm (PLAAS Associates, Inc.) specializing in operations assessments, capital and business project management, due diligence assessments, and facility and real estate management. Clients include large and small pharmaceutical companies, contractors, engineering firms, banks, and a major league sports team.
He is an active, start-up company investor and serves as the managing partner of the KOKAM Partners private equity investment groups. Mr. Plaas is the president of the Show Me Angels private angel investor group and is the past president of Lee’s Summit Economic Development Council. He is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, received an engineering degree from the Rose Hulman Institute of Technology and an MBA from Rockhurst College.