John has spent 7+ years at EAB managing research initiatives and facilitating planning and strategy sessions for governing and foundation boards, presidential and provostial cabinets, and other leadership groups. He is a trusted adviser to academic leaders, chief business officers, enrollment managers, student affairs leaders, senior alumni relations and development officers, and university executives overseeing professional and adult education, at institution types ranging from elite private research universities, state flagships, and regional access-focused comprehensives to liberal arts colleges, tuition-dependent baccalaureates, and community colleges.
John is particularly passionate about bringing rigor and granularity to the conduct of strategic planning and about aligning market realities with institutional mission across academic program, workforce development, undergraduate and graduate enrollment, and advancement terrains. His experience as a first-generation college student sparked his passion for the role of higher education in advancing social mobility and economic development. In his spare time, he has a been a pro bono consultant to local and national nonprofit organizations.
John earned a B.A. from The Ohio State University