John is an experienced corporate executive, entrepreneur and business intermediary bringing over 40 years of training, program management, business development, sales and marketing management and merger and acquisitions expertise to Mountain States Business Brokers & Advisors. He was a former co-owner of a Denver business brokerage franchise and has over 15 years of direct business sale and merger experience.
With a BS in Physics from Northern Michigan University, and an MS in Engineering from Michigan State, he has experience working at an executive level in domestic and international engineering, transportation, manufacturing, venture capital, technology, small and medium business development, exit strategy advisement and merger & acquisitions business sectors.
He is a Professor of Engineering and Engineering Economics at MSUD, and has previously taught strategic product development, creativity & innovation, business valuation, as well as business development, global sales and program management.
John enjoys his family and interests in the intersection of technology and education, biking, hiking, skiing, diving and teaching sailing.
This experience enables John to provide clients with a unique perspective as they work through the process of transferring business ownership.