John joined the Ephraim Historical Foundation in February of 2016. He has a B.A. in History from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and an M.A. in Public History with a Museum Studies Graduate Certificate from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. John is also a Certified Tourism Ambassador and graduate of Leadership Door County.
As Director of Operations, John supervises the Ephraim Historical Foundation’s five museums, oversees the buildings and grounds maintenance, and manages the museum membership program and donor database. John also represents the EHF at the Ephraim Business Council and serves on the boards of the the Door Community Non-Profit Group, Ephraim Men’s Club, and Leadership Door County.
John lives in Sturgeon Bay with his fiancée Courtney and their two cats, Gracie and Zoey. John and Courtney enjoy spending time with friends and family, playing games, and watching movies and TV together. John is also an avid sports fan and an amateur hand percussionist.