John joined the Philadelphia Phillies Marketing Department in February of 1994, several months after the Phillies played the Toronto Blue Jays in the World Series. From 1994- 1996, John served as the team’s Promotions Director. His responsibilities included generating publicity with the local and national media, creating and organizing promotional events on an annual basis, as well as negotiating barter deals for advertising and sponsorship purposes.
In 1996, John became the Phillies Publicist, acting as the marketing spokesperson for the media. He can be heard on virtually every major radio station in the Philadelphia market and can be seen regularly on many local, regional and national television programs. He is known throughout the region as the “Director of Fun & Games”. John is also the co-host of a radio show on 1490 WBCB called “The Baseball Insiders” with former Phillies all-star closer Ricky Bottalico. The show can be heard every Sunday following the Phillies post-game show.
John currently serves on the Board of the Liberty USO, the Greater Philadelphia Film Office, the Claddagh Fund committee, the Camden City School Foundation, the PAL auction committee and the Power Shift.
Before working for the Phillies, John spent five years in the Employee Benefits industry in sales and as a consultant. John also spent a year in Manchester, England playing and coaching lacrosse.
John grew up in St. Davids, Pa. and graduated from the Haverford School in 1983. He has a BA degree from the University of Virginia, Class of 1987.
John currently resides in Gwynedd Valley, Pa with his wife Jill and daughter Charlotte.