John has had a distinguished career in broadcasting for over 35 years. Highlights include:
- 22 years in sports broadcasting with BCTV (currently known as Global TV)
- Barcelona and Lillehammer Olympics
- Hockey Night in Canada
- Vancouver Canucks
- BC Lions
- Vancouver Whitecaps
- Three-time BC Sportscaster of the year
More recently he was in sports-talk radio. John has been involved in many charity functions and has been awarded the Rotary Club’s highest honour, a Paul Harris Fellow. For over 30 years, John has traveled around BC and Canada assisting many groups in charitable fundraising endeavours, including acting as an MC and/or auctioneer.
John joined ZLC Financial in late 2007. John acts in business development for the Employee Benefits Division of ZLC which has been assisting business owners in ensuring that their benefit plan is cost-effective and continues to be a valuable part of their compensation package. He is also involved in liaising with CEO’s and other high net-worth individuals with our financial advisory associates.
In 2012, John was inducted in to the Greater Victoria Sports Hall of Fame.
Married with three daughters, all UBC graduates, he is a member of the Arbutus Club, Marine Drive Golf Club and plays old-timers hockey and basketball on a regular basis. He became a grandfather in 2012 with 2015 providing yet another!