John joined Pinnacle in early 2018 as a consultant with nearly two decades of experience in healthcare purchasing, finance and strategy. He provides the Strategy and Operations division with tremendous industry knowledge and real-world expertise, and is a significant resource and member of the Supply Chain team.
Prior to Pinnacle, John spent 17 years building his professional career at HealthEast Care System in St. Paul, Minnesota. He began as a Clinic Service Representative before advancing to Purchasing Analyst with a focus on Physician Preference Items. Over the past nine years John was a Contract Manager in Materials Management focusing on Orthopedics, Spine, Neurology, Cardiology and Radiology.
John is an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Subject Matter Expert for Supply Chain which he achieved though the implementation of Infor CloudSuite Financials (v11). He received his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a finance concentration from the University of Wisconsin River Falls, his master’s degree in organizational management from Concordia University in St. Paul, Minnesota, and his Lean Bronze Certification from SME.
John, his wife Cheryl and their son Jacob, along with their puppies Potter and Lola, live just outside the twin cities in Plymouth. They are a very active family who love sports and enjoy all that Minnesota has to offer including spending time at their cabin about two hours north.