MBA, , Columbia Graduate School of Business (1986)
Department and Affiliations
Jenkins MBA Program
John is a marketer. For over 20 years he marketed such products as the American Express Card, Kellogg Cereal and Vlasic Pickles, as well as owning his own marketing strategy and planning firm. In 2003, John changed his career direction and chose to help fellow MBAs (he earned his MBA at Columbia Business School) market themselves at the Thunderbird School of Global Management in Phoenix, Arizona. His expertise is assisting MBAs in connecting their work experiences with their business school education in order to achieve their post-MBA career goals. Since 2008, he has been aiding NC State Poole College’s Jenkins MBA students leverage their MBA education to get jobs at new companies, or to get noticed and promoted at their current organizations.
John is a Certified Career Management Coach and a Certified 360Reach Personal Branding Analyst.