Serving as Chief Growth Officer, John is leading a cross-functional set of activities focused on achieving HighGear growth and profitability objectives. With over 30 years of leadership experience in Fortune 500, startup, and growth companies John combines his enthusiasm for planning and executing growth strategies with a strong commitment to servant leadership; excited to mentor the next generation of business leaders.
As a C-level executive John has successfully led technology companies through critical development phases, both organic and through acquisitions, while materially increasing value for shareholders.
He has proven business development skills, resulting in over $1 billion in sales to commercial and government customers worldwide. He has a diverse capital market knowledge base having raised multiple rounds of debt and equity capital for emerging growth companies.
John earned a BA in Accounting from Franklin and Marshall College. He serves as a Network Advisor to TEDCO and Mentor to FedTech’s Startup and Accelerator Programs.
John and his wife, Lori enjoy their leisure time on the Eastern Shore of Maryland with family and friends.