John Black

John Black has lived in Cleveland Heights all his life. After earning B.A. degrees in International Business, Economics and Accounting from Ohio Wesleyan University, he started his career in accounting, working for an big 8 certified public accounting firm on the audit staff. John then joined his father’s international trade / export management firm, traveling the world for more than 25 years. He also started his own manufacturing company. John then returned to his accounting roots and started consulting small businesses on software and accounting issues, and became a CFO for a number of companies. He has served on the Board of Trustees for a number of non-profits, and has served as the first youth elder in his former church. John has been married 32 years and he and his wife have a grown daughter. He is a member of Parkside Church.