"A spark is all it takes and then the creative fire burns. Sometimes I am the spark. Sometimes I am the fire."
John ignites excitement and passion behind every DLR Group project pursuit. As Chief Marketing Officer he is a member of DLR Group's executive leadership team helping to set the business strategy for each DLR Group market. He also provides strategic guidance and mentorship to marketing and business development teams in each location.
"I admire John's experience, tenacity and willingness to jump in and get involved with each and every client." - DLR Group Associate Nadine Hensler
John is recognized as an expert in community consensus building for school bond referendums. In this role, he has led hundreds of community meetings and has an impressive success rate of helping school districts and communities develop organizational and promotional campaign strategies to fund projects. An eight-year term as a Blue Valley (Kan.) School District Board of Education member gave him a personal understanding of the challenges facing school districts from an owner's point of view.