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John, an experienced management and leadership development consultant, is the Chief Strategy and Development Officer for Lapin International. In addition to leading client projects, he is responsible for leading its growth strategies and optimizing Lapin’s operations.
Previous to joining Lapin, John co-founded and served as Managing Director for EP Labs, a research-based consultancy that provided tools and services to increase entrepreneurial performance for ventures and organizations. John also founded and ran BCG a boutique strategy and organizational development consultancy that has provided guidance to some of the world’s leading companies, including Accenture, Citibank, Grant Thornton International, Fitch Ratings, Visa, and Microsoft.
John also served as the Head of Leadership Development for Merrill Lynch’s international wealth management businesses, leading efforts across the Americas, EMEA, and Asia Pacific.
In addition to his years of experience as a strategic advisor and coach to large global companies, he has served as an investor and founding member to dozens of entrepreneurial endeavors in sectors that include financial services, media, ed tech, and professional services.
He is an accredited six sigma greenbelt project manager, holds a Master’s Degree in Management with a concentration in Organizational Effectiveness, and is certified in a number of psychometric assessment instruments.
An avid art enthusiast and nature lover, John lives with his wife and three children in Charleston, SC.