John is a Managing Partner with Intrepid Consulting Group, a leading retained executive search and management assessment firm with strong expertise in identifying, assessing and recruiting the top talent in several disciplines: Senior Executives in the information technology industry, Senior Executives in the manufacturing industry, and Leaders of the IT, Manufacturing Operations, Sales & Marketing and Product Development functions across industries.
John came to Intrepid from Russell Reynolds Associates, a leading international executive search focused on senior executive search and assessment assignments across a variety of industries including automotive, basic industries, building and construction materials, capital and electrical equipment and chemicals and service industries. John is experienced in all aspects of management, including business development, marketing, operations, information technology and leadership development.
Prior to joining Russell Reynolds Associates, John’s experience included a 23-year career with Alcoa, Inc., where he held numerous leadership roles, most recently serving as Corporate Director of Customer and Marketing Services. Prior to that, John conceptualized, initiated, and headed the company’s eCommerce business. Previous positions at Alcoa included various strategic marketing roles in several businesses.
John has served for several years as an adjunct professor at St. Ambrose University. He currently serves as an executive mentor with Women Unlimited, which provides leadership and business acumen development guidance to high-potential, achievement-oriented female leaders from various industry sectors.
John received his B.A. in marketing from Michigan State University and his M.B.A. in finance and international management from Northwestern University.