John was born in Newport News, Virginia, and grew up in
Indianapolis, Indiana where he graduated from Thomas Carr Howe High School. He
graduated from Ball State University in 1987 with a Bachelor of Science in
John is a member of the American Institute of Certified
Public Accountants and the Indiana CPA Society. John is a member of the LaPorte
Lions Club serving as its President in 1993 and Treasurer since 1994.
John married his lovely wife
Lisa in 1985 and they have three children: Melanie, Tony and
Stephanie. John’s hobbies and interests include beer can collecting,
traveling/camping, football and hockey.