Jon is the son of Jim Lauf. He has grown up around Lauf Equipment in the service department. While attending Helias and St. Louis University, Jon worked part time as a service technician. After graduating from SLU with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Jon worked full time at Lauf Equipment as a warranty reporter and service technician from 2005-2008. He worked as a mechanical engineer at a local electric power plant but he now works full-time at Lauf Equipment! He is an Agco Qualified Service Technician. He has also been trained in Gehl XPRT Service, Echo Factory, and Dixon Serviced Clinic. Jon lives in Jefferson City with his wife, two daughters, and two sons.