Jonathan Ross

Jonathan Ross

Managing Director Mergers & Acquisitions Chicago


As a leader within West Monroe’s Mergers & Acquisitions practice, Jonathan leads our Office of the CIO advisory capabilities for global and highly complex merger and carveout transactions.  

He is experienced in driving digital transformation from diligence to post-close with a focus on increasing enterprise value through data.

Jonathan brings an ownership mindset to all transactions, taking full responsibility for outcomes and treating each project as his own. This passion creates exceptional results and lifelong partnerships beyond the transaction.

He joined West Monroe in 2016 from Accenture where he implemented SAP ERP & Business Intelligence solutions for Fortune 500 clients. Jonathan earned a bachelor’s degree in operations management & information systems from Northern Illinois University and a master’s degree in Predictive Analytics from Northwestern University.


What makes Jonathan different

Jonathan is commonly referred to as “JR” at West Monroe and is a lifelong guitarist. 

He and his wife spend the weekends golfing, traveling, camping, and going to concerts and local restaurants. 

He also has two Bernese Mountain dogs named Günter and Díeter and a potbelly pig named Hamilton.

Where Jonathan makes an impact

Jonathan is an active graduate assistant for the Project Management course within Northwestern University’s Master of Data Science program. He also previously held an Associate Board member position for Holiday Heroes.

Meet the Mergers & Acquisitions team