Since moving back to the Des Moines area from Washington D.C. in January 2011, John has become President & COO of Peoples Bank in Clive. Across the nine communities that the family-owned Peoples Bank serves, John has become involved in several community and economic development initiatives. Various activities include the Clive Community Foundation, Greene County Development Commission, Iowa Community Development, Rotary Club of Des Moines A.M., and the Ambassadors Club of Des Moines, among others.
Prior to his position with Peoples Bank, his professional experience includes an investment banking career with JP Morgan and Deutsche Bank in Chicago, as well as work in the aerospace and defense industry in Washington DC. Upon returning to Des Moines, John worked in the Business Banking and Wealth Management divisions of Wells Fargo before joining Peoples Bank.
John graduated from Valley High School in West Des Moines, and has a B.B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He also completed an M.B.A. at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL. John and his wife Andrea have been married since 2011 and have three children.