Jaron J. Rhodes

Director of Communications
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Jaron J. Rhodes, MBA, is responsible for developing and implementing brand management and communications strategies in support of business development.

Jaron is an executive and entrepreneur with more than 20 years of collaborative management experience. Outside of Penn, he is CEO of JJR Laboratories, LLC, a technology research and development company with 40+ granted and pending patents.

Previously, Jaron led the Marketing & Communications Department for Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern PA, which invests in early stage technology companies.  He also co-founded The LobeMan Group, LLC, a technology development company focused on the design and manufacturing of consumer electronic products.

Jaron was named to the Philadelphia Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 list, and was an EY Entrepreneur of Year Finalist.

Jaron earned a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, and an MBA from Temple University’s Fox School of Business.