John Burnes is CEO/Founder of Dormie Partners, a consulting firm providing sales, digital transformation strategies and government-affairs consulting to sports franchises, the manufacturing and automotive sectors, martech, universities, and nonprofit clients. John co-founded and was vice president of The Cobbs Creek Foundation. In 2016, John and his partners established the nonprofit to sustainably restore the landmark Cobbs Creek Golf Course and provide inclusive community programs. John has held several corporate executive roles in Sales and Marketing, and has a deep passion for citizenship and what community, corporate and government can achieve together. He started his career as an American History Teacher and resides in the suburbs of Philadelphia.