Our Team


Jon Zelman is a Principal and Head of Consulting at The Marquee Group.

Jon joined Marquee in early 2009 and is responsible for leading the firm’s consulting practice. He is focused on helping clients improve their Excel-based decision-making tools, so they can spend less time struggling with models and more time thinking about their businesses. Jon is involved in all of Marquee’s consulting mandates, overseeing model design as well as process management, and ensures that all models adhere to Marquee’s industry-leading best practices.

Jon is also regularly involved in teaching Marquee courses, and enjoys working with participants at bank programs, corporations, professional societies and business schools.

Before joining Marquee, Jon spent over a decade as an investment banking professional, advising clients on a wide range of transactions and opportunities, including mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financings, restructurings and liability management. Jon was a Director at Citigroup, working in the firm’s New York and Toronto offices, and was focused on media and telecommunications companies including BCE, Rogers and Quebecor. Jon began his investment banking career in the Montreal offices of BMO Capital Markets, where he worked on a number of financing and advisory transactions.

A native of Montreal, Jon is fluent in English and French. Jon holds a Master of Business Administration from Columbia Business School, where he served as a Teacher’s Assistant in Corporate Finance. He also holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Vermont.