While not a native, John’s heart has always been in Colorado. Philanthropy and community have always been cornerstones of John’s life. John serves as the liaison for parents, alumni and friends in the northeast region. Before making his return to Colorado, John served as an Associate Director of Development at the University of Kansas, where he also earned his Bachelor of Arts in Communications. John has also worked at CU Anschutz Medical Campus in their office of advancement between August 2016 and April 2019.
John grew up in Tucson, AZ, and after graduation spent time in Chicago fundraising for various national and local LGBTQ non-profits during the marriage equality campaign. He is an avid skier, marathoner and recently trained a military service dog through the Marcus Institute for Brain Health at Anschutz and Warrior Canine Connection.