John is an associate with Michael Best Strategies and works closely with clients on government relations, strategy development, stakeholder engagement, and best practice analyses. As a member of the Business and Community Solutions team, he helps clients who are pursuing solutions that add value to their company, its employees, customers, and community, in addition to exploring opportunities for environmental sustainability.
John’s Expertise: Shared Value Business Strategy, Public Relations, Public Policy Strategy, Lobbying
John gained experience as an intern with Michael Best Strategies, providing assistance and research to the team regarding public policy strategy, lobbying, shared value consulting, and public relations. As a student of the La Follette School of Public Affairs, he previously worked with three other students to create a report in collaboration with the Office of Consumer Policy, Department of Treasury aimed at developing assessment tools for federal financial literacy programming for Financial Literacy and Education Commission (FLEC) member entities. The students presented their findings to members of FLEC in Washington, D.C. John also worked with classmates to create a cost-benefit analysis for the National Commission for the Knowledge and Use of Biodiversity (CONABIO) in Mexico. The analysis evaluated varying removal methods of an invasive species and the students presented their findings to CONABIO.
ADDITIONAL KEY EXPERIENCE
- As an undergraduate at the Wisconsin School of Business, John served as a management and marketing consultant for Madison Senior Center, where he developed project status reports and formulated marketing and management solutions. He also worked as a performance excellence consultant for the Badger Herald.
- University of Wisconsin—Madison La Follette School of Public Affairs, Master of Public Affairs
- University of Wisconsin—Madison School of Business, Bachelor of Business Administration, Management and Human Resources
- While pursuing his undergraduate degree, John was the recipient of numerous awards including Big Ten Distinguished Scholar, Academic All-Big Ten, ITA Scholar Athlete, and Big Ten Sportsmanship Award.