John is Senior Vice President and leads the Daugherty Client Leadership, Delivery and Operations teams across our six major markets (St. Louis, New York, Minneapolis, Chicago, Atlanta and Dallas) and over 1,200 employees. He works across the enterprise to ensure the team is proactively leveraging all of Daugherty’s capabilities to bring value to customers, while simultaneously creating great career growth opportunities for employees. Since joining the company in 2001 John has launched three new business units and helped more than triple the size of the company.
John has led major engagements with clients in nearly every industry group, including Retail, Health Care, Agribusiness, Financial and Hospitality and Travel sectors. He has worked with the executive teams to improve their business at Best Buy, Cargill, Rabo AgriFinance, UHG, ABInBev, RGA, Monsanto, MasterCard, Cox Communications, Express Scripts, The Home Depot, Coca-Cola, Southwest Airlines and Frito-Lay.
Before joining Daugherty, John was the North American New Products and Business Development leader for the software and systems integration company Orsi-Hilco, which specialized in providing advanced planning, scheduling and manufacturing execution systems to the food and beverage, automotive and metals industries across the globe.
John received his BS in electrical engineering from Southern Illinois University. Outside of Daugherty, John owns and operates a semi-professional motorsports team with a focus on Sprint and Midget car racing. His son is the primary driver and together they compete and have won on a national level.