John earned his bachelor’s degree in CAMS in 2004 followed by certificates in intensive Latin and classical language from the University of Notre Dame and the University of Pennsylvania, respectively. He later earned a master’s degree in forensic archaeological material analytics from the United Kingdom’s Sheffield University and a juris doctorate from Drexel University, whose magazine named him to its “40 under 40” list of impressive alumni. Today, John is the director of legal and commercial for New Jersey Wind Port and Infrastructure at the New Jersey Economic Development Authority. The New Jersey Wind Port project is the nation’s first purpose-built offshore wind marshaling and manufacturing port. Prior to that role, John served as a New Jersey deputy attorney general supporting the state’s climate resiliency efforts, safe drinking water and groundwater policies, and archaeological and historic site preservation. John is also an adjunct faculty member at Drexel University, where he teaches master’s courses on nonprofit governance and environmental law and policy. He is a member of the Ellis Island Advisory Commission.