John Thomas –  Director of Marketing & Communications

John is a former advertising writer, creative director and account executive with a national insurance-sector organization and Marketing & Communications Manager with an Ontario retail chain of building materials stores. He has been with Essentient since 2008. John has a demonstrated ability to help associations define their communication strategies, and the talent for creative development of promotional materials. With this in-house marketing expertise, directly available to client associations, Essentient Association Management is uniquely able to maximize an association’s marketing effectiveness, and save money, by ensuring communications are always on target and by reducing dependence on layers of outside suppliers.

John is a founding partner and the President of Mentorship Rocket, a cloud-based mentorship platform designed specifically for associations to help them grow and add value to membership.