John has worked on strategic planning, program evaluation, and funder and other collaborations for a range of organizations during his tenure at Redstone. Topics have included reproductive health and rights in West Africa, terrestrial conservation in Western North America, national education policy, seabird and shorebird conservation throughout the Pacific, and transportation-related regulatory advocacy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Select Redstone Projects

  • Helping to manage and leading analysis for the Ouagadougou Partnership to increase access to reproductive health services in French West Africa
  • Conducting an evaluation of the Packard Foundation’s efforts to save endangered shorebirds and seabirds (Redstone also assisted with the original strategy, which can be found here)
  • Developing landscape-scale plans for Idaho and New Mexico to achieve important long-term conservation gains while recognizing immediate political opportunities
  • Assisting a leading regulatory advocacy organization to reduce greenhouse gas emissions though improved vehicle standards


John joined the firm after completing his MBA at the Yale School of Management, where he graduated at the top of his class, received twenty-one academic distinctions, and served as a teaching assistant in five courses. His studies focused on statistical modeling, program planning, and competitive strategy. Previously, he had been an exhibition writer at the American Museum of Natural History in New York, where he developed award-winning science exhibitions. John lives in Boulder, Colorado with his wife Victoria and dog Ursa, all of whom enjoy going up and down mountains.


  • Yale School of Management, MBA, first in class
  • Columbia University, MA in Museum Anthropology, first in class
  • Brown University, BA with honors in Anthropology