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“It’s important to listen to what others are saying - gain insight and context - before hopping in with an answer.”

John Rumin has a way of balancing things. Whether providing direction to a multi-million-dollar company, teaching kids in a classroom, or hanging ten on his surfboard, he always keeps the bigger picture in perspective. His natural instinct to keep calm under pressure makes him the kind of leader that fosters trust, collaboration and the desire to achieve a common goal. 

John’s professional career has spanned multiple industries including education, financial services, and consulting. One thing that holds steady across roles is his ability to communicate effectively as a leader. During his three years at Rubicon International he built and oversaw a team that managed 25 percent of the total client base. John earned an MBA from the University of Oregon, a master’s degree in education from the University of Pennsylvania, and a bachelor’s degree from Washington and Lee University.

  • Once lived: In the shadow of Shenandoah Mountain in southwest Virginia
  • Animal that awes: Whales
  • Prescription for life: "He not busy being born is busy dying." – Bob Dylan