John is an educator, facilitator and consultant. His specific expertise is in leadership education, visioning and strategy development for organizations, and conflict mediation. He serves as lead process faculty for the Innovation Lab for the Performing Arts and The New Pathways Program. John is the founder and president of Partners in Performance, a services firm providing guidance to the arts and cultural community in the areas of visioning, planning, and development. As co-founder of Emc.Arts, LLC, John has served as a member of the consulting team for a broad array of clients including the Aspen Music Festival and School, Arts International, and the 18th Street Arts Complex. He is currently Vice President of the Association of Arts Administration Educators and serves as a regular panelist for the National Endowment for the Arts.