John is the Chief Financial Officer and Partner of Artistry Restaurants. John is responsible for managing finance, planning, and accounting for Artistry’s brands and restaurants.
Before Artistry, John served in various capacities at Bloomin’ Brands, which owns and operates Outback Steakhouse, Carrabba’s Italian Grill, Bonefish Grill, Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, and Aussie Grill. John served as Director of Finance and Controller for Bonefish Grill, overseeing its growth from 3 to 100 restaurants. John then served as Chief Financial Officer of Outback Steakhouse, where he was a key member of the turnaround leadership team following the Great Recession.
As Chief Financial Officer of Bloomin’ Brands International, John helped develop and implement the company’s international growth strategy, opening new restaurants in China, Brazil, and South Korea.
John received his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Accounting from the University of South Florida. John is an alumnus of General Electric’s Finance Leadership Program. He is married to his wife Shannon; together they have two children. He enjoys traveling, playing golf, cheering on his Tampa sports teams, and spending time with his family.