John is a Managing Partner at Taylor, a leading brand counselor and public relations partner to a select portfolio of the world’s leading consumer brands. After being named Managing Partner in 2004, he worked closely with his business partners to redefine the agency’s client roster from more than 70 accounts to a portfolio of 15 client partners today. The deep focus on a select group of clients resulted in significant growth for the agency, and led to Taylor being featured in a Harvard Case Study and named the Consumer Agency of the Decade by the Holmes Report. John’s knowledge and insight has helped companies such as Procter & Gamble and Diageo build their business through major sports platforms. He has developed and executed marketing communications campaigns at more than 20 Super Bowls, five Olympic Games, three FIFA World Cups and several other major sports events. His work has taken him on-site to more than 25 countries. John is most proud of his work in the non-profit sector.
In 2005, he founded the JLS Foundation. John is also a member of the Marist College Communications Advisory Board, and he sits on the board of the Cancer Climber Association. John is interested in the startup community and is an early stage investor in companies in the sports and health / wellness industries.