John began his political career as an Ohio Statehouse Legislative Service Commission Fellow, worked his way up through the ranks, and eventually earned a position as a Senior Policy Aide in the Ohio House of Representatives. As a senior political staff member, John gained valuable insight into the internal legislative and political process for both state and local government. In 2005, John began his career in lobbying when he joined State Street Consultants. In 2012, John became the Vice President of Government Affairs for Community Choice Financial. In this role he established himself as a strong political advocate in Columbus, Ohio and in Washington, D.C. Over the last decade, John has represented a wide variety of clients from Fortune 500 companies such as the Time Warner Cable to associations such as the Ohio Community College Association.