John grew up in Mississippi and lives on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. He is a board member of International Bridges to Justice. IBJ, which is led by Karen Tse, works to guarantee all citizens the right to competent legal representation, the right to be protected from cruel and unusual punishment, and the right to a fair trial.
John is also the founder and President of Winning Connections, a Washington DC political consulting firm. Our clients include Everytown for Gun Safety, Open Society, PEW and American Cancer Society.
John earned a BA from Millsaps College, a JD from Duke Law School and an MBA from Harvard Business School. His writing has appeared in The New Republic, Playboy and Campaigns & Elections. He has served on the boards of Christ Episcopal Church, International Bridges to Justice, the Ballot Initiatives Strategy Center, and United Planning Inspire..
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