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John Ward

Responsibilities –  As Vice President of National Sales, John Ward is responsible for maintaining and growing partnerships with many of the nation’s top brands, focusing on their unique needs and challenges and how our advertising solutions can help expand their market share.

Background – John joined Mspark in June 2020 after spending much of his career in marketing and advertising sales, both print and digital, delivering integrated solutions across multiple channels. John has over 25 years of experience recruiting, developing, leading and motivating high-growth sales, business development and marketing organizations.

Education – John holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Maryland.

Outside the officeJohn currently lives in St. Petersburg, Fla. He grew up off the Chesapeake Bay and has raced speed boats competitively since age 15. Also a jazz saxophonist, John had his own band for several years prior to and during college. John invented the “Frost Buster,” a hot windshield ice scraper, which he later sold to investors.