Chief Strategy Officer/Co-Founder
John is the co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer of the Student Resource Center, founded in 2015. Since its inception, John has managed public affairs at the Student Resource Center, implementing solution-based strategies to strengthen and expand partnerships within the community and across the country.
John graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Ohio University, with Honors in Political Science. He is also a member of the Ohio bar and holds a law degree from George Washington University.
After graduating from college, John became a union member at his first job. During this experience, John realized the need for more accessible educational opportunities among this group. His experience in a union is a driving force for his passion and commitment to the debt-free college movement. His mission is simple: help provide people with opportunities to get ahead in ways that fit their budgets and their schedules.
John’s commitment to the community and students is evident in his efforts to expand partnerships and to make quality education accessible and affordable for all.
John and his wife Mandy live on a small farm in Athens, Ohio. They have two adult kids, and John loves cutting wood with his son Jack and debating politics with his daughter Annie.