Partner, Firm Development
Jonathan Hines is a recognized leader in the Austin business community, known for his ability to connect the right people when problems or goals need resources. Having spent 21 years building a professional circle of key executives, Jonathan approaches every conversation with a keen listening for corporate challenges and thinks through potential solutions, then facilitates communication between industry experts service providers. As 9Gauge’s firm development owner, Jonathan focuses on Biz Dev. Partner Development, Recruiting and corporate messaging. Jonathan consistently strives to recognize patterns of client challenges and evaluates which are opportunities to enhance the 9Gauge suite of offerings, either internally or through partnering relationships, ensuring absolute client satisfaction.
Before joining 9Gauge, Jonathan has maintained a career of roles in either recruiting or sales, including running one of the top Recruiting firms in Austin, VP of Staffing for a services firm with growth from 3.5MM to 67MM, and other related sales / partner development roles.
Jonathan is also passionate about supporting non-profits and has served 2 terms for Any Baby Can; is currently on the board of Trinity Oaks and an ongoing supporter of the Make-A-Wish foundation.
Jonathan earned his AAS in Accounting at Kingsborough College and a BA in Communication at Buffalo University, and has his insurance license with the State of Texas.