Human Resources Director, SHRM-SCP
John joined SAGE Centers in May 2013 as its Human Resources Director. He works directly with the Partners, COO and Management Team as the human resources steward for the organization’s four state-of-the-art veterinary hospitals, with over 70 doctors and more than 300 employees. John develops and directs the staffing, training, compensation, benefits, recruitment, and retention strategies for the entire organization.
Prior to coming to SAGE Centers, John was the EVP, Chief Human Resources Officer at NORCAL Mutual Insurance Company (medical malpractice insurance), managing Human Resources and Facilities for over 23 years. John achieved the SHRM-SCP (Society for Human Resource Management-Senior Certified Professional) certification as well as a degree in Business Administration and Management/Accounting from the American Institute of Business in Iowa.
Born and raised in Dubuque Iowa, John relocated to the Bay Area in 1982. He is the proud father of 2 daughters and enjoys exploring new places, including travelling with his wife (also a Human Resources executive). John tries his hardest to catch as many Warriors and Forty-niners games as he can.