John joined the full-time Wakeman staff in 2017 and was previously a Youth Counselor at Kids in Crisis. John grew up in Fairfield County and attended Greenwich High School before attending Springfield College, where he earned his B.A. in Youth Development with a minor in Sociology and YMCA Professional Studies.
John has worked with youth from a young age, starting as a camp counselor and working his way to his current position. He enjoys giving youth a safe and fun place to grow and learn. John gets excited to help young members succeed in academics and teach STEM programs that help the youth use their technology for educational purposes. FUN FACT: John's beard is his pride and joy!