John arrived at Tricres with our third cohort of partners in early 2022 and is yet another member of our ‘international club’ that just keeps growing. With 30+ years of experience in a corporate career he describes himself as having been an intrapreneur, he now finds himself venturing out as an entrepreneur.
Currently living in Metropolitan New York City, John has a son off to study engineering in the fall at Bucknell University. John himself is a CPA and received his MBA from New York University.
Areas of Expertise
About that 30+ year corporate career. John’s roles spanned business development (B2B sales), professional services, product management, financial advisory, M&A due diligence, regulatory advisory, controllership, and as a CFO. John also actively volunteers as a mentor to SMEs through Score which is affiliated with the US Small Business Administration.
He has worked with leading global teams in countries across the globe including household names like AT&T, American Express, PricewaterhouseCoopers and Deloitte. He is used to being on the road! More than twelve years of road tripping and flight hopping were with the professional services sector so you could say with certainty those services fall under one of his key client sectors.
In addition to professional services, his industry experience include communications, financial services, insurance, media and technology.
What are John’s key skills?
John says, “My ability to simplify complexity and lead diverse teams in tackling significant challenges as one of my competitive advantages. My ability to bring cross-business and cross-industry experience makes me unique.”
Accounting advisory, business development, entrepreneurship, and financial operations and expertise across the board are just some of his specialty areas. Visit his Linked In profile at the top for the full list and breakdown of what John can offer his clients.
Happy to work with clients globally, John is excited about helping businesses capitalise on growth opportunities, improving the effectiveness of their operations and with establishing a culture that attracts and retains the best talent. He loves coaching and mentoring others and the satisfaction that comes from knowing he made a difference.
Biggest Lesson Learned in Business So Far?
John says, “There is no right or wrong career path if you bring passion and commitment to each role, with a mindset of continuous learning and improvement…doors will open and your journey will be rewarding. And it is never too late to become who you might have been.”
A Little Known Fact About John?
He is a former jazz musician and played the trombone!