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About John

John oversees the Technical Assistance for our Loan Clients including financials/QuickBooks, payroll, business operations, HR and much more. He also heads up our two Local Foods Peer Network groups. He has been at SMIF since 2011.

Previously, John spent nearly 20 years operating radio stations on the West Coast, lived on an island in the Caribbean nation of the Turks and Caicos for three years while a part of an executive team building a resort hotel and has owned four small businesses.

What makes Greater Minnesota “greater”?
The people and their willingness to ‘help out’ whenever necessary, Madelia fire, Waseca floods, etc.

What is one of the most odd/interesting things you’ve come across in our region?
Lark Toys