John leads Fidato’s Retained Search Practice focused on placing executive-level information technology, finance and accounting professionals in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Prior to joining Fidato, John spent time with a major global search firm where he worked with a number of private equity-backed, publicly-traded and Fortune 1000 clients.
Previously, John was a Partner at a boutique retained search firm where for more than 8 years he focused on client service and business development, and led the successful placement of information technology and finance executives for a wide variety of companies across all industries.
John began his career overseeing the Sales & Marketing function for a wholly-owned subsidiary of Random House, the publishing giant. He spent time living and working overseas helping to build the company’s offshore operation. During this time, he recruited and built a majority of the company’s sales force.
John has presented to a number of local outplacement and industry associations, and has published several articles on topics related to the recruitment of senior executives. He is deeply entrenched in the Philadelphia business community and has worked closely with organizations such as the Walnut Street Theatre and Philadelphia Outward Bound School. He is a graduate of Bloomsburg University and resides in Skippack, PA with his wife and two sons.