Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE)
Bachelor of Science, Nursing
John has lived in Berrien Springs, Michigan since age 11. He attended Village Adventist Elementary School, Ruth Murdoch Elementary School, Andrews Academy, and then Andrews University where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. After working as a Mental Health Nurse for ten years he completed a successful career in pharmaceutical sales. John is now working for Andrews University as a Senior Development Officer covering the Midwestern states.
John is married to fellow Andrews graduate and Licensed Architect, Jackie (Watkinson). Jackie is the President of MPA Architects in South Bend, Indiana.
In his free time John enjoys classic cars, traveling, and boating along the shoreline of Lake Michigan with Jackie.