Jonathan Quarles is a strategic leader, visionary and change maker. A serial entrepreneur, he started his first business as the top-selling paperboy in the neighborhood at the age of 8. Twenty-nine years later, Jonathan has started and grown more than 10 businesses, ranging from a design custom T-Shirt business to creative printing company. He is an avid angel investor, setting his sights particularly on innovative value-add companies.
Jonathan infused his passions for entrepreneurship and service with his business acumen and operational effectiveness to establish The BTL Group. As Founder and CEO, he helped transform both private and public sector organizations through the elevation of their financial and social impacts. One of the country’s most well-known connectors, Jonathan has developed and managed strategic partnerships for multi-billion-dollar corporations and social impact organizations alike, while also positioning them for sustainable growth. He has driven more than $20 million in net new revenue and raised more than $200 million for not-for-profits, earning him a place as one of the most sought-after advisors for securing local, state and federal funding and identifying revenue growth opportunities for high-growth innovative companies.