John is a professional with over 25 years of Human Resources Management and Talent Acquisition experience. He joined the Navy after high school and was stationed at the Naval Air Station in Alameda, where he served in the Personnel Support Detachment. After almost 5 years of service, John left the Navy and attended California State University, East Bay where he obtained a bachelor’s degree in Political Science. After graduation, his first job was with the Department of Veterans Affairs in San Francisco. He worked for service industries, IT and non-profit companies before joining Kaiser Permanente 12 years ago. John is also the Chairman of the Kaiser Permanente Veterans Association San Francisco Chapter.