FormAssembly Teammate Highlight: Jonathan Payne

We’re back with another FormAssembly Teammate Highlight! Throughout this series so far, we’ve introduced and gotten to know different members of the FormAssembly team. In this highlight, we’re learning more about Jonathan Payne, FormAssembly’s Subject Matter Expert for Higher Ed and Nonprofit.

Name: Jonathan Payne

Title: Subject Matter Expert for NPO and Higher Education

FormAssembly Start Date: January 2020

1. What interested you about FormAssembly in the first place?

I had experience using FormAssembly in two previous roles and was really impressed with it as a tool, then met a few members of the FormAssembly team and had great interactions with them. It seemed like a really supportive and positive team, and it was a team I definitely wanted to be a part of.

2. What’s your favorite thing about your job?

Being able to make a positive impact on nonprofits and higher ed organizations whether it’s through partner relations, webinars, training, or finding new trends in the sector.

3. What excites you most about your position and growth opportunity at FormAssembly?

I’m excited to be able to focus on growing the nonprofit and higher ed verticals within FormAssembly, and in time, expanding this role to become an influential person across the company. The goal is to sustainably drive nonprofits and higher ed to solutionize using FormAssembly in the way I was able to at the charity and university I worked at.

4. What unique qualities do you bring to the FormAssembly team?

Extensive Salesforce and FormAssembly knowledge and experience, especially within the higher education and nonprofit areas.

5. What are some of your favorite activities outside of work?

Playing and writing music, and surfing.

6. What’s something not a lot of people know about you?

I’m trying to learn how to speak Italian.

7. Who was your role model/hero as a child? Why?

Ryan Giggs. The way he could move up and down the left wing for Manchester United was untouchable.

8. What’s your spirit animal? Why?

Penguins because they’re pretty chill and always baffled by airplanes.

Want to learn about more members of the FormAssembly team? Meet Sean Bartosewcz, FormAssembly Product Owner in our previous Teammate Highlight, or visit our team page to find out more about our company culture.

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