John is a very dedicated leader for over 20 years, serving on Easterseals Board of Directors since 1999. John is a great leader especially in fundraising. He serves as the Chairman of Easterseals New School and Capital Campaign Committee. Easterseals is so gracious for John's generous donations of time and money. John is one of three board members who pledged $250,000 lead gifts for Easterseals Academy and Center for Autism Research. He greatly believes in the new autism school and research campus because of what it means, not only Chicago but the entire country, as we discover the causes and successful interventions for autism. John was one of the first $100,000 Edgar Allen Founders Society contributors to Easterseals Presidents’ Council.