John was born and raised in the northern Minnesota town of Grand Rapids.  John was a decorated and multi-sport athlete of Grand Rapids High School where he participated in Hockey and Baseball.  John took his baseball talents to North Dakota State University where he was a student-athlete competing on the Varsity Baseball team.  After graduating with a Bachelor’s in Business from NDSU in 2015, John started his career in the construction and forestry industry at Nortrax/McCoy, a John Deere dealership in Grand Rapids, MN.  After 5 years at Nortrax in a variety of positions, John joined Skyline Search Partners in October of 2020 as a Recruiter.  John’s niche focus as a Recruiter is within the technical fields of Information Technology specifically with Software Engineering, IT Project Management, and IT Business Analysis.  John has also had success connecting professionals with great job opportunities in the Mechanical and Industrial Engineering fields.  

John is supported at home by his wife, Lindsy and their two young boys, Nolan and Jonah.  In his spare time, John enjoys the outdoor activities of hunting, fishing, golfing, boating, and drinking a good beer.  Indoors, you can find John watching the Vikings, Twins, Wild, and NDSU Bison sports teams.  John’s favorite athlete is Mickey Mantle and his long-list of favorite musicians are Fleetwood Mac, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Chris Stapleton, Morgan Wallen, Lil Wayne, Bone Thugs, and Nelly.