John is Chair of Humphrey Enterprises, a private equity company, and CEO of Humphrey Companies. a holding company that includes Hadley Products, Corvac Composites, and Nelson Metal Products, an automotive castings supplier. Nelson was named GM Supplier of the Year for 3 consecutive years then acquired. John co-founded the Forum Corporation which became the global market leader in corporate training. It was acquired by Pearson as it provided outsourced training to over 1mm people globally in 13 languages. On the non-profit side, John was national Chair of the American Society of Training and other organizations, receiving several life time achievement awards. He is currently serving as Chair Emeritus of the Boston Ballet.
John earned a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Iowa State University and an MBA from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration.