John began his career with Albertsons in 1979 as a courtesy clerk in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He held assorted positions of increasing responsibility throughout the store, including Store Director at five different store locations prior to his promotion to the division office.
Over the years, John took on various roles in several divisions including Denver, Portland, Southern and Intermountain. His functions included District Manager, Grocery Sales Manager, Division Vice President of Marketing Merchandising and Corporate Vice President of Grocery Sales. Most recently, John was Senior Vice President of Marketing and Merchandising for Denver Division, before being chosen for his current position of Division President of the Intermountain Division in October 2017.