John joined the General Agency in 1993, after 10 years of Underwriting and Management experience with a large Regional Insurer. He currently serves as an agency owner and Chief Financial Officer. John earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Central Michigan University and has completed his Charter Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) Designation in 1989. John holds a Michigan Property and Casualty Producer License, a Surplus Lines License and is also a Licensed Insurance Counselor. He is a member of the Society of CPCU, NE Michigan CPCU. He is a past board chair and board member of the Mt. Pleasant Area Chamber of Commerce and is currently on the board of the Michigan Association of Independent Agents and also serves on several committees. John has also served on several Insurance Company Agent Advisory boards.