JOHN O’ CONNOR, ABI, MFA, CCM, CECC

John is an accomplished career strategist and executive career coach who has extensive business brokerage and career transition experience. John is a published author, keynote speaker, former college professor, and former United States Army Officer.

John is a graduate of St. Lawrence University and holds a Master’s Degree from Bowling Green State University. John has earned the professional designation of Accredited Business Intermediary (“ABI”) through the American Business Brokers Association.

In his business career, he has been President of Career Pro, Inc, for more than 24 years, specializing in Business Brokerage, Career Development, Executive Entrepreneurial Coaching, and Corporate Outplacement Services. He has also served as an Accredited Business Broker with both Arena Capital Advisors and Enlign Advisors and independently on valuations and other business matters.

John serves as an Expert Witness on salary, family, and business valuation issues for clients in North Carolina. As a former Captain in the U.S. Army Reserves, John has been an advocate and service provider for our veterans. Also, he supports a number of charities locally and nationally.

His work has been featured nationally through The Ladders, AOL Careers, CNN Money, most recently in Forbes Magazine, and in other media and publications. He has authored and co-authored multiple blogs and articles regarding business transition and entrepreneurship, talent management, and careers.

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