John has been with the Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Bank since January 1999.
In his position as Technical Manager, John is primarily responsible for the recovery, evaluation and placement of donated ocular tissues for transplantation and research use.
John's education includes a B.A. in psychology from Midland Lutheran College. While attending MLC, John played three years of football and volunteered his time with Habitat for Humanity.
John is certified through the Eye Bank Association of America as an eye bank technician. He's also a member of the EBAA.
In his spare time, John volunteers as a climbing instructor for mountaineering, rock, and ice climbing courses with the Colorado Mountain Club, and has attempted to climb two of the world's fourteen 8,000-meter peaks.