A graduate of the US Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, John served six years in the United States Navy as a fighter pilot flying F-4 Phantom aircraft from Naval aircraft carriers. After a distinguished career in Naval Aviation, he left the Navy in 1984 to join Computerware, a regional personal computer (PC) retailer/distributor. After brief duties as sales executive, sales manager and general manager, John became President / CEO in 1986.
Computerware grew to over $100 million in sales in 1995 when it was sold to Catalink Direct, an electronic commerce PC reseller. John served as President of the $600 million combined Company and participated in an Initial Public Offering (IPO) of the renamed company, Elcom International (NASDAQ “ELCO”), in late 1995.
After completing the Computerware – Elcom International transition, John and his wife, Loren started a new venture in systems integration and outsourcing of Information Technology (IT) professionals with IntePros Consulting. By combining their technology background and the public company experience they acquired at Computerware and Elcom International along with John’s leadership, precision and aggressiveness discipline from 10 years of Naval Aviation, IntePros has achieved great success as an IT professional services and systems integration firm.
Loren provided leadership and discipline from her background in sales, accounting and management. The first office opened in May 1997 with three staff members. IntePros Consulting is woman owned and has over 400 consultants, account executives, recruiters and administrative staff with offices in Lexington, MA, and Plymouth Meeting, PA. John formed IntePros Federal Incorporated in 2009 as a service disabled veteran owned small business (SDVOSB) based in downtown Washington, DC with approximately 10 employees. IntePros Federal is focused in IT enterprise services for the federal government agencies and DOD. John is the majority shareholder CEO / President of IntePros Federal while Loren is the majority shareholder of IntePros Consulting and has taken over the CEO and day to day responsibilities of IntePros Consulting.
John completed the Presidents Course of case study management education at the Harvard Business School. As a member and former chapter chairman of the Young President’s Organization (YPO) John has received numerous awards for business accomplishments including Small Business Person of the Year and nominations for Entrepreneur of the Year. Computerware was listed as one of Inc. Magazine’s 500 fastest growing companies for two consecutive years while under John’s direction.
On the personal side, John is active with St. Denis church. He is a conservative private pilot and an avid runner, snowboarder, golfer, and proud father. John and Loren have four children and live in Westwood, MA.