Being a Certified School Risk Manager at Marsh & McLennan Agency (MMA), John has seen success by providing school districts the best value in insurance coverage at the best price. He provides school business managers with the insurance knowledge and services they need allowing them to spend time on other important school matters. John enjoys networking with professionals in the field of school business management and visiting each of his districts throughout the year.
John's drive, honesty and knowledge in his field have allowed him to thrive in his position. Throughout John's career he has received his share of awards and recognitions including President of Minnesota Association of School Officials (MASBO) in 1991, the first MASBO School Business Manager of the Year (2001), and a recipient of the International ASBO Eagle award for outstanding leadership and community involvement (2003). In addition to his multiple awards, John is proud of his CRSM designation. John joined Gallagher and Associates in 2007 prior to being acquired by MMA.
In addition to his position at MMA, he serves on multiple boards including City of Buffalo HRA, Lake Pulaski Improvement District and American Red Cross Board of Directors. John has enjoyed the freedom and resources MMA provides him to succeed in his role of Certified School Risk Manager. In addition to the multiple boards John serves on, he has been busy traveling the world. He has traveled to over 70 countries with nothing but a small backpack. When he is not seeing the world, John enjoys skiing of any kind and family real estate investing and renovation.