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John brings many years of executive human capital leadership and managerial experience across several industries, including educational publishing, information and data management, consulting, and information technology. Currently holding the position of Managing Partner at Sagres Consulting, LLC, John and his partners assist medium and small companies in a review of their strategic initiatives and devise strategies to support their growth and revenue with robust change management best practices.
John has a great deal of experience in creating Human Capital strategies in privately-owned firms as well as high growth companies. He brings significant tenure as leader in each of the technical functions of hurman resources. This depth and breadth in HR experience gives him a passion for creating well-orchestrated transformation strategies that directly impact each company's bottom line. He has brought energy and passion to a variety of clients such as CA Ventures, Farmer's Fridge, AJ Capital, Blain's Supply/Farm & Fleet, Terra Consulting, LTD, Clesen Wholesale, William Blair & Co., DPG Management, Chicago Community Loan Fund, and Donka, Inc. to name a few.
In 2005, John joined an entrepreneurial education publishing company named Quarasan as Senior Vice President of Human Resources where he created many initiatives to help this company shift to a growth strategy by reinventing itself. In addition to HR leadership, John served as President of CHECKPrōz successfully launching this new business unit for Quarasan.
Prior to Quarasan/CHECKPrōz, John honed his Human Resources leadership and business operation skills at various organizations to retain top talent, reduce expenses, and streamline processes in various industries. Known for his ability to envision on the macro level but execute on the operational level, John enjoys finding ways to help organizations implement sustained and lasting change. A good listener, inquisitive, and tenacious in getting to the root of issues are how others describe his style.
Past employers include: Quarasan; Anexsys/BankOne, Transunion, and Macy’s Department Stores. John received his Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Miami University. He received his SPHR (Senior Human Resources Professionl) Certification and holds a certificate of completion in Organization Development from DePaul University. John is a certified mediator and regularly conducts training and public information sessions .