Location: Kansas, USA
John has a busy professional side and a busy personal side and they frequently mix.
John is a semi-professional sax player, co-leader of Key West Jazz, leader of Saxophonia (a saxophone quartet), and lead tenor saxophonist in the Jazzhaus Big Band, a sax and clarinet teacher, a personal chef, a barbeque chef, and a certified barbeque judge. He also sings bass in The Lawrence Motet Singers, Lawrence Civic Choir, and in church choirs.
On the personal side, John is a husband (married almost 30 years), dad (Kim and Ryan), and grandad (Mags, Patsy, and Kenneth). A Lutheran (ELCA) since 1991 after growing up Presbyterian before that.
Professionally, John is Marketing Director for Tour Resource Consultants, LLC and President and Proprietor of a small but mighty advertising agency, Many Hats Creative, that provides every type of advertising service plus the other stuff he likes to do (AKA the Many Hats). Many Hats Creative specializes in copywriting and developing advertising strategies for small companies and NPOs, but has worked with some biggies, too.