Director – People and HR Services
John has worked in a wide variety of Human Resources disciplines for 20 years, primarily serving mission-driven organizations in healthcare, scientific research, and public service. Though he started his career in Recruiting, areas of passion and expertise also include employee onboarding, performance management, engagement/retention, training, and EDI (Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion). John truly enjoys working with business leaders to identify the issues that are getting in the way of a happy and harmonious work environment.
Originally from the East Coast, he spent 18 years in Seattle before trading the rain for sun and relocating to Denver in 2016. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in English and Theater from Oberlin College.
John is a classically trained vocalist, and still makes music with Kantorei, a nationally recognized choir in Denver. When he’s not singing, he’s creating woodworking chaos in his garage, gardening, or hiking with his husband and their dog, Edmund Fitzgerald (Fitz).
From our desks to yours
Leading Without a Playbook – An Interview with Julia Y.C. Huang
Julia shares insights from her experience including what values she looks for when recruiting new team members that go beyond skill set, her unique approach to what it takes for her employees to be truly happy doesn’t feel like a reprimand, and much more!
Culture Needs to Be The #1 Thing – An Interview with Lola C. West
Lola shares how being different from your business partner can be a good thing as a leader, how to give feedback to employees that doesn’t feel like a reprimand, and much more!
Building International Remote Teams That Thrive
Federico Baradello shares how to get to a favorable result as a start-up and land on a killer strategy, effective team management tips when your people are international and remote, and much more!