John graduated from the United States Military Academy with a B.S. in Systems Engineering and commissioned as an Army engineer officer in May of 2014. After spending most of his career serving in the 82nd Airborne Division, John will be pursuing a joint degree (MBA/MPP) at Harvard Business School and Harvard Kennedy School. Beyond the military, John has led efforts at Steel Hearts Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization which honors the legacies of our nation’s fallen service academy graduates and supports Gold Star families. In his free time, John is a part-time guitarist, vocalist, and beatboxer with experience as a live performer.