John is active before the Nevada legislature, lobbying in support of issues on behalf of firm clients.
He previously served on the Board of Directors for Western Alliance Bancorp and for Bank of America Nevada (Valley Bank of Nevada), and was Chairman of First Independent Bank of Nevada. He is a Trustee of the William F. Harrah Trust and is also a Director on the Board of the Andrus Center For Public Policy.
John spends his Saturdays cheering on the Stanford Cardinals. He was a four-year member of the Stanford University football team, where he received numerous awards and recognition. In addition to being named by United Press International to its All American Football Team, he was named to the Stanford University All Century Football Team and was inducted in 2004 into the Stanford University Athletic Hall of Fame. He received the Al Masters Trophy and was named Stanford Athlete of the Year for Football for 1970-71.
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