John Wirth is a senior vice president with regional-manager responsibilities in Atlanta, Chicago and Minneapolis. He is a versatile leader across all functions (sales, delivery, recruiting) of our business and has a strong track record of leading and teaching others while identifying and promoting top leadership talent to key roles in the company.
John joined Daugherty in 2001 as a senior account manager and was very effective in leveraging the full Daugherty Model to open new accounts and grow existing ones, often competing against and winning work from national firms. He was promoted to run the Enterprise Solutions Group business unit and built a dominant St. Louis team that helped shape our Line of Service approach. John then ran our St. Louis branch for three years. He achieved the strongest financial results in the company’s history while adjusting our mix of business and capabilities to effectively serve our clients in the St. Louis market and bring employee morale to a high level. John established a leadership team that would continue growing the business while he moved on to his current role. Before joining Daugherty, John was the North American business development manager 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.
John received his BS in electrical engineering from Southern Illinois University. Outside of Daugherty, John is involved in helping his children achieve their goals in education, golf, soccer and competitive auto racing.