John has held a number leadership and philanthropic roles. He is a decisive executive experienced in impacting business direction and performance with successful leadership strategies, proven history coaching executives and development of strategy through strong leadership

As principle of Hallmark Insurance group of Companies before selling the business in 2016, The leadership team of the company in concert with its independent Board and staff developed Core Values, Mission and Vision and completed 22 acquisitions. John has an Undergraduate Business Degree from Schulich, is a Certified Risk Manager and served as a Faculty Member of The Directors College of The Conference Board of Canada from 2010 to 2013. He has been panelist on several Insurance and non-insurance industry forums as well as a Director with The Toronto Insurance Conference, The Ontario Chapter of Canadian Association Family Enterprise and advisory Board Member for the Argosy Partner’s Shotgun Fund and past President of Rotary Club of Willowdale.

John and his wife Jackie are residents of King City and have 3 adult sons, Tye, Devon and Brock. They enjoy skiing, their cottage, and travel.