Prior to retiring @ the end of 2011, John served as a Financial Advisor in San Francisco with Morgan Stanley. Prior to that he was a Financial Advisor with Wells Fargo Advisor in NYC. He made a career change into The Financial Services industry from the Computer industry where he was a VP & Senior Partner with Core Strategies, a market development consulting firm, CMO for an eMarketplace startup Fast Parts , President of a new business unit within International Data Group, Sr VP of Business Development of Avnet's Computer Marketing Group and VP of Marketing for Arrow Electronics System Group.
John received his MBA in Marketing from Loyola University in Chicago and a BSME from Marquette University in Milwaukee Wi. John is a board member of Embarcadero YMCA, served as board member of the McBurney YMCA in NYC. Former board member of Enterprise for HS students, was a career coach for Summer Search , volunteer for KIPP charter schools , volunteer for First Graduate. He and his wife Jayne enjoy collecting Contemporary Art and traveling.