John has more than 18 years of experience leading companies to success in the national defense and government services industry. He has a proven record of developing and growing capabilities and market share for expanding companies with expertise in business development, leading complex capture and proposal efforts, and strategic planning.
Prior to becoming President and CEO of S2S, John served in Business Development and Program Manager roles, leading critical development and execution efforts within the Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense. Previously, John served as an Executive with A-T Solutions Inc., a global industry leader in anti- and counterterrorism both growing the corporate business development capability and leading a business unit focusing on delivering innovative solutions to the Joint Services and Defense Intelligence Community. During his tenure, he led Business Development and Capture efforts resulting in A-T Solutions being named four consecutive years to the Annual Inc. 500/5000 and as the winner of the prestigious Greater Washington Area Government Contractor Award in the category of companies $75M-$100M. John has also served as a Vice President for various companies in the Information Technology industry and has experience managing enterprise systems development and delivery programs for DoD, DHS, and other Government agencies.
John retired in 2015 after a 26 year Naval career in the U.S. Navy as an Active Duty and Reserves Special Operations Officer, Master Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician, Surface Warfare Officer, and Diving Officer.
- CEO/President. Shoulder 2 Shoulder, Inc
- B.S., Political Science, United States Naval Academy
- M.S., Information Systems Technology, The George Washington University
- Project Management Professional