Jon Urbana Wins Environmentalist of the Year Award

Jon Urbana is an entrepreneur and business professional in the medical technology industry who lives just outside Denver. He majored in economics at Villanova, and since 2013 he has been the Head of Business Development for Ellipse USA, a manufacturer of IPL and laser based dermatological systems.

Urbana is a highly-trained pilot who has been honored with inclusion in the FAA’s Airmen Certification Database, passing the FAA’s stringent requirements for inclusion.

An athlete with a passion for lacrosse, squash, and skiing, Urbana played for the Wildcats, Villanova’s lacrosse team, and was the defensive anchor of a Villanova squad that ranked seventh nationwide in scoring defense. Urbana’s love of lacrosse was such that he chose to study at Villanova on account of the strength of their lacrosse program. In 2011 he co-founded Next Level Lacrosse Camp, a renowned youth lacrosse camp in the Denver area.

In 2016, Jon Urbana started a GoFundMe for a non-profit dedicated to mobilizing the youth to protect and beautify the environment. Inspired by Jon Urbana’s interaction with his lacrosse studentsJo and his deep love for the earth’s natural beauty, Earth Force is devoted to empowering and educating the youth on the importance of clean energy and the health of our environment.

Recently Urbana has ventured into the realm of electronic music. Using Ableton software, he crafts remixes and original music.

Urbana also has a deep interest in photography. His love of beauty and nature is apparent in his well composed shots of natural landscapes, flowers, animals, gems, foods, children, and architectural wonders.