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Bob John

Profile Updated: October 10, 2018
Bob John
Round Pond, ME USA
Married to Jan, no kids
5 rescue dogs
IT financing
military service
U.S. Navy  
Yes! Attending Reunion
Will you attend our WFB '68 reunion October 12th - 14th, 2018?

Absolutely; I wouldn't miss this for the world!

junior high

Henry Clay

What years did you attend WFB?

9th - freshman year
10th - sophomore year
11th - junior year
12th - senior year

activities at WFB

Mayor, Youth Council
Latin Club

What did you do after high school graduation?

Iowa State University, BS, Industrial Engineering;
ISU Mascot "Cy"
University of Southern California, Master of Science, Systems Management


See above

career, jobs

IBM, 1976-2005 Sales management, financing sales exec
Consultant 2006-2007 to IBM in Europe
Sales VP, Tiax, 2007
Sales VP, Insight 2008-2010
Sales VP, Proplanner
VP Technology Financing, Hitachi Capital of America

adventures, hobbies, service

Completed 8 marathons
Completed Ironman triathlon
Climbed Mt Kilimanjaro, Denali, Aconcagua, Everest and Elbrus (highest peak in those 5 continents)

Still running (with one of my dogs every morning)

Built house on coast of Maine and love it.

Have you had any interesting connections with fellow classmates after high school?

Annual "Lives in the Balance" up north with Andy, Dean, Bobby, Jim Coulson, Pete Lindsay, and John Scwartz


10 Cabbadetus Lane, Round Pond, ME 04564

phone number

207-529-6502 or 978-852-034 (cell)

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Posted on: Oct 04, 2019 at 2:56 PM

Big boy, I'm pretty sure we celebrated your birthday in your basement 52 years ago !!! You haven't changed.

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Posted on: Jul 21, 2019 at 5:11 PM

To the moon, Bruce !! Great day for a birthday. Best Wishes !
I'm coming to Edina in August and hope we can get together.

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Posted on: Mar 18, 2019 at 9:37 AM

Oh man, I can't believe I missed your birthday. How do you forget that Patrick Watt Burke was born on St Paddy's day? Hope it was a good one.

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Oct 07, 2018 at 1:33 PM

Denny and I were good buds and I remember buying my first 45 with him in 1963.....The Trashmen doing The Surfin' Bird.  He and I listened to it 100 times.  It was so sad to see him succomb so quickly to cancer.  His mother was an angel.