John is President of The Alternative Board (TAB) in South Central Kansas. John spent 40 years as the CEO/COO of organizations leading large staffs and later consulting with more than 25 companies with a focus on planning, strategy and organizing each to achieve their company vision. Areas of specialization include feasibility studies, developing strategic plans and organizing human resources by defining roles, responsibilities, expectations and structure. He was a founder with 5 other principals of a large integrated beef company that was structured to eliminate value chain waste and meet the requirements and expectations of a large retail customer. He earned BS and MS degrees from Kansas State University.