John Benner

John is a volunteer consultant with the Executive Coaches of Orange County providing consulting services to not for profit organizations principally in the area of Strategic Planning. He has enjoyed extensive experience serving on Boards of Directors of nonprofit organizations and is currently serving on the Board of Hoag Hospital, Hoag Orthopedic Institute, Charitable Ventures of Orange County, and The Cambodian Family.

John has over 30 years of business experience managing all facets of administration, strategic planning, and corporate finance. His experience includes direct planning and implementation of major financial transactions (acquisitions, divestitures, financings, and corporate restructurings). John spent 24 years of his business career with American Stores Company (ASC), then the nations 3rd largest food/drug retailer. He is a Certified Public Accountant formerly with Price Waterhouse LLP.

John has an MBA degree from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri and a BSBA degree with honors from the University of Missouri. He and his wife Linda reside in Newport Beach, CA.