John (he/him) helps deliver high-value organizational results to our clients, serving as the hub for consulting projects and ensuring excellent customer service. He is a social impact advocate who specializes in research, data analysis, strategic communications, and project management. His ability to manage complex engagements and deliver quality work products contributes to clients’ confidence and overall success.
Prior to joining La Piana, John served as marketing and communications director for Telegraph Hill Neighborhood Center (TEL HI) where he worked cross-functionally with program managers and directors on the development, administrative, and program sides to create marketing collateral, project manage fundraising efforts, and scale new technologies across the organization. He also served as the Executive Director for the Partnership for Pre-Professional Pilipinxs (P4), where he led workforce development workshops and events toward the goal of advancing Filipinx-American representation in business and law.
At financial technology firm LendingClub, John was a business operations analyst of the company’s internal consulting team, conducting analyses such as business cases and market sizings for the firm’s product managers. John has also worked with data, sales, and finance teams at Amazon, Oath (now Verizon Media Group), Morgan Stanley, and WalkMe.
John is a first generation Filipino-American who was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. He received his BA in Economics from the University of California – Berkeley.