John is a Partner, Facilitator and Coach at the Alternative Board of Greensboro and High Point.
John has 30 years of leadership across a wide variety of functional areas, including strategic planning, finance, marketing, manufacturing, and IT. John spent four years in middle market commercial lending in New York City, working with privately-held businesses with revenues between $10 and $50 million, across a range of industries. Following his years in banking, John spent 7 years as Chief Operating Officer of a 60-year-old family-owned manufacturing business, helping the company to more than double revenues and increase profitability three-fold. After 7 years, John structured the sale of the company to a strategic buyer, resulting in a significant liquidity event for shareholders.
From 2001 until 2016, John held various senior leadership positions at Glen Raven Technical Fabrics, LLC, a division of Glen Raven, Inc., a multinational textile company based in Burlington, North Carolina. Most recently, John was Vice President of Strategic Planning, responsible for divisional business and financial plans, and marketing activities. During his time with Glen Raven, John was involved with several restructurings, acquisitions and asset sales, including the establishment and ongoing management of joint venture companies in India and Brazil.
John earned his MBA from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Middlebury College.