Botsford Associates was founded in 2009 and is a culmination of over 20 years in financial services and technology industries. Every day our partners and associates strive to bring a sense of urgency and accuracy to everything we do. We believe in accountability and trust in each other - that translates to valued and trusted client relationships.

Jon Block

Jon Block - Founder

Jon has managed successful consulting businesses for 20 years. His most recent focus has been assembling high performance teams to help financial institutions respond to a new regulatory landscape.

Several of these initiatives have become marquis examples of how using boutique firms can net large organizations a higher quality end product while achieving large scale change and best practices for the future. He has worked with many top tier Financial Services Firms as well as start ups and Fortune 500 clients across Media, Telecom, Financial Services, Fin-tech, Hotel & Leisure, Publishing, High Tech, and Manufacturing industries. 

Jon's passion is staying current on the bleeding edge of technology and to help his clients harness this to gain operational efficiency and competitive advantage.

His proven track record can be attributed to his attention to ensuring technology and people are aligned appropriately to the business objectives. 

When he is not spending time with his family, co-workers and clients, he loves to get away to surf and snowboard.


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Eric Welsh - Partner

Eric has worked in various leadership capacities in his 20+ year career on
Wall Street. He began his career in sales and trading and excelled in
managing teams across multiple products in the equity and fixed income
space. These early experiences provided a foundation that allowed Eric to
successfully expand his horizons into risk management, operational
governance and regulatory compliance.

Eric has consulted on numerous tactical and strategic engagements and has developed a proved track record of mitigating regulatory risk and strengthening operational controls in the financial services space. His ‘hands on’ approach to partnering with clients plays a crucial role in maximizing
expected outcomes.

Eric holds a Bachelor of Arts from Dartmouth College and a MBA in Finance from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School.

Away from work, Eric enjoys spending time with his wife and twin daughters and is an avid golfer and animal lover.