NAU Country, California
John was raised on a farm outside of Saint Louis, MO, in Southern
Illinois where he worked in several aspects of farming and ag
retail before attending Southern Illinois University, where he
holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Agribusiness Economics and
a minor in Plant and Soil Science.
John started his crop insurance career in Illinois as a Claims Supervisor where he worked his way up to Regional Marketing Director for Northern IL and WI before moving to Missouri to take a Lead Field Representative position. In 2006, John decided CA was a nice place and decided to move west and join NAU Country, where he served as the Claims Manager and Vice President of Branch Operations for the Western Branch Office before his promotion to SVP of Branch Operation.
His background includes 20+ years of working in various capacities in the crop insurance industry including: claims, compliance, and marketing. He served as chairman for the National Crop Insurance Services regional crop insurance committee and has participated in several working groups within the crop insurance industry for the betterment of the program.
John resides in Woodland, CA with his wife, Jenny, and their four children.