John is the former Director of Information Systems and Technologies at L-3 Communications/Microdyne Outsourcing and for 28 years held management and executive positions in the telecommunications and information management systems industries. Today, his primary focus is as owner of DCP Partners, a web development and services company, which also operates DrumCorpsPlanet.com - the world's largest online community for the drum corps activity. John is a former trumpet and flugelhorn player, a soloist in his nationally-ranked High School Marching and Jazz bands. John and his wife, Darlene, are the proud parents of Blue Devils A Corps Alumni - John (2001) and Tom (2002-2004), and daughter Kathryn, an accomplished concert euphonium, jazz trombonist, and drum major in her high school, who is now a Registered Nurse/BSN. He joined the the Blue Devils Board of Directors in 2003, served as Vice President in 2004 and President in 2005, and has been a member of the Advisory Board since its formation in 2008.