John joined FIRE’s Development team after a decade-plus career as an actor and musician, touring the country with Broadway national tours and working both off-broadway and regionally. He is a 2010 graduate of Southern Methodist University with a bachelor’s degree in vocal performance and music ed. He is also a podcast editor, producer, and jingle writer.
A born and bred Texan, John now resides in Chicago and enjoys running, hiking, obstacle course racing, mindfulness, and a good whiskey. He is always and forever faithful to the San Francisco 49ers.
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