Boarding Graduate from Greensboro, North Carolina
John entered McCallie in 1970 as a sophomore and graduated in 1973. He lived in North Hutch, Founders and, in his senior year, in McClellan as a prefect for the freshmen. John was a McCallie parent and served as a member of the McCallie Board of Trustees for two terms where he chaired the Audit & Risk Committee.
John obtained his BA and Masters in Accounting from Rice in 1977 and 1978. He joined the CPA firm of Deloitte in 1978 in Houston Texas and was admitted to the partnership in 1989. John was with Deloitte for 39 years until his retirement in 2017. During those years he served in a variety of national and international roles including US firm’s chief auditor, senior audit consultation partner, and chair of the Deloitte international audit policy group. John served as chairman of the AICPA US Auditing Standards Board and as the US representative to the International Audit and Assurance Standards Board as well as serving as deputy chair. During his time with Deloitte he lived in Houston, New York, and Connecticut before moving to Williamsburg, Virginia in 2004.
John married Nancy in 1983 and their children, John and Laura were born in 1988 and 1991. Nancy died in 2016 after a long decline from Alzheimer’s disease. John graduated from McCallie in 2006 and UVA in 2010. He obtained a Masters in Accounting from William & Mary in 2012 and joined Deloitte the same year where he is now a Senior Manager. Laura graduated from Rhodes College in 2013 and is the Registrar of the William & Mary art museum. They both live in Richmond. In 2018 John and Sara married and they live happily in Williamsburg with Ted and Fritz, their dog children.
John currently serves in several volunteer roles including controller of Bruton Parish Church and its Foundation, Treasurer of the Bruton Parish Church Endowment, Treasurer of the Diocese of Southern Virginia, and a member of the board of the Williamsburg Community Foundation. John enjoys gardening, conducting tours at Bruton Parish, and attempts to play golf. He and Sara travel and enjoy spending time with John & Laura.
- Alumni Achievement 2023