John is a graduate of the Hudson Institute’s Coach Intensive Training and Master Coach programs and recently completed the Systemic Team Coaching basic and master team coach programs. He is also certified to administer the Hogan Personality Inventory and the EQi 2.0 emotional intelligence tool and carries the PCC certification from the International Coach Federation.
Until 2018 John ran JDR Consulting, his executive coaching and leadership advisory firm. Previously, he spent 25-years in executive search, specializing in the aerospace, airline, and industrial sectors as a partner at Spencer Stuart, Heidrick & Struggles, and Russell Reynolds.
John earned his AB from Dartmouth College, MS from SUNY Maritime College, and MBA from New York University. He is the Board President of Warfighter Advance, a nonprofit helping veterans manage PTSD without pharmaceuticals, and a longtime member of the Five Mile River Commission.