John has over 35 years of leadership experience from the United States Navy to Marine Shipbuilding, Electrical and Mechanical firms, including starting his own firm. He has excelled throughout his career by assisting the US Navy and now companies grow through innovation, attention to detail, safety and people programs.
His first leadership experience was as a Petty Officer in the United States Navy. He advanced through all of the Navy enlisted ranks, obtained a commission and served twice as an Engineering Officer, major command staff duty, Executive Officer, Department Head for the Naval Safety Center and then retired after 27 years as a Lieutenant Commander.
John then became a company Safety Officer. He designed a complete Safety Program starting with company safety instructions, training, maintenance, and a complete company Safety survey.
During his tenure he designed a hydraulic system for Norfolk Naval Shipyard to perform maintenance on the high rise shipyard cranes and a hydraulic flushing system for the first Virginia Class nuclear submarine for Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Company.
Subsequently, John became a Project Manager for several companies utilizing his experience in the electrical, pneumatic, piping, structural and safety arenas to increase productivity and profits. During the last 9 years Johns’ senior leadership roles provided several companies with increasing profitability and growth. Throughout his career, his people skills and talent for providing employee training programs has resulted in successful business initiatives. His operations management, financial skills, engineering background and passion to form effective and efficient operating teams in a flexible environment has made him a valuable member of Statarius.