Vice President, Advertising
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company
Over the past 15 years, John has enjoyed great success at ScottsMiracle-Gro, starting his career as an intern in the summer of 2004. Along the way, he has worked on a few of the company’s biggest advertising campaigns, including Scott for Scotts® and Miracle-Gro® Life Starts Here, and led some of the company’s biggest new product launches, including Ortho® Home Defense, Scotts® EZ Seed® and Miracle-Gro® Nature’s Care® .
John is currently the Vice President of Advertising and oversees all advertising creative and development, media planning and buying, sponsorships, public relations, packaging development, and consumer insights and analytics.
Outside of work, John volunteers his time to serve on the Board of Directors of the non-profit The 2nd & 7 Foundation and also gives back to his local community as a member of the Upper Arlington Civic Association. In 2017, he was recognized by Columbus Business First as one of the Top 40 Under 40 honorees.
He is a three-time alum of The Ohio State University, having most recently earned his MBA in 2005. He is married to his wife Mandy and has two children, Johnny and Emily.