John leads Land O’Lakes Venture37, a 501(c)(3) global nonprofit founded in 1981 by Land O’Lakes, Inc. He assumed the role in January, 2017 after leading U.S. Dairy Foods and dairy foods teams since 2008.
Before joining Land O’Lakes, John led corporate marketing at American Medical Systems and spent 15 years in various marketing leadership roles at General Mills. John serves on the boards of ServeMinnesota and Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare. He earned his bachelor’s degree and MBA from the University of Minnesota.
B.A., University of Minnesota
MBA, University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management
American Medical Systems
Board of directors, Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare
Board of directors, ServeMinnesota
Tocqueville Society cabinet, Greater Twin Cities United Way