News / 11.28.17

Welcome to Epstein – Jon May!

The newest member of our construction group

Epstein is pleased to welcome the newest member of our Construction Group – Jon May. Jon is a project manager working on the installation of a new ‘Cake Bites’ line for a Nutraceutical Powder Blending Company in Aurora, Illinois and assisting on the Prestage Foods of Iowa New Pork Processing Plant project in Eagle Grove, Iowa.

Jon graduated from Penn State University (Go Nittany Lions!) with a Bachelor of Science in Biological Engineering. He has five years of engineering and construction management experience and comes to us from Mars Chocolate where he was Project Mgr./Lead Project Engineer on a Chocolate Bar product line in Chicago and worked on facility renovations and additions in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania. He also worked for ARCO/Murray doing process build-outs and renovations.

Jon was born outside of Pittsburgh and raised in New Freedom, Pennsylvania. He has been living here for two years and chose Chicago over other cities he’s worked in. Jon has one older sister who lives with her husband in Lexington, South Carolina. 

Lastly, Jon’s been playing jazz since middle school – mainly drums but can also play guitar, piano and harmonica. On weekends, he plays with his band Bodega - Check them out at or at or follow them on Instagram at @bodega0music.


Once again, Jon, welcome to the family!