John has been a parent at St. Francis School since 2009. His daughter Astrid graduated from St. Francis in 2017, and son Henry is currently a seventh-grade student. He has volunteered extensively at St. Francis, leading music appreciation events at the request of teachers that included Beatles sing-a-longs for elementary classes, covering the history of American music for second graders, assisting sixth graders in the Language Arts songwriting workshop, and accompanying school concerts. John was a den leader for St. Francis Cub Scout Pack 998 and has been the keeper of the fifth-grade weather station for many years. He has been an annual fund chair, Howl and Gala volunteer, and has chaperoned and driven on many St. Francis field trips. John works in technology for Fortune 100 companies and currently develops software for the cyber security sector. On the side, he has worked as a session musician playing guitar for several artists in the Austin music scene.
John and his wife Kim have been committed to foster care education and volunteering efforts and earned certification themselves as foster parents for the State of Texas.