John is a semi-retired CPA who has lived in Mendocino County for 44 years.  His professional experience includes financial management positions in the banking, wine, manufacturing and forest products industries as well as the non-profit sector, where John served as controller and acting executive director for North Coast Opportunities and a board member for the Ukiah Community Center.  While working as a public accountant, John developed special expertise in auditing and advising non-profit organizations.  John earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from Harvard University.