Executive Vice President

Prior to joining Dise & Company, John co-founded and managed for 20 years Markt & Markworth LLC a retained executive search firm.  There they conducted C-level executive, senior management and legal searches on a retained basis for organizations of all sizes, publicly and privately held throughout the United States, Canada and Europe.  Their search expertise was diverse and included functional practice areas and industries such as: Supply Chain Management, Attorneys/Legal, Engineering/Science and Technology, General Management, High Tech/Nano Manufacturing, Metals Manufacturing, Consumer Products Manufacturing, Finance and Accounting, Sales and Marketing, Human Resources, Management Consulting, Process Improvement/Six Sigma/Quality and International..

John began his career in the human resources field.  Working for large corporations, John enjoyed managerial challenges with FoxMeyer Corporation (now McKesson) a leading pharmaceutical distributor, AccuRay (now ASEA Brown Boveri) and Armco Inc. (now AK Steel), process automation and steel production firms respectively.  During this period, he became skilled in the areas of employment, executive search, labor relations, succession planning, compensation, organization development and performance management.  In addition, he lectured on such subjects as Professional Outplacement, Assessment Center Design, Conflict Resolution, Progressive Disciplinary Process and was a member of the American iron and Steel Institute speakers bureau.

John grew up in Cleveland, Ohio.  He is a graduate of Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, majoring in Personnel and Labor Relations Management with a minor in Economics.  He is a lifetime member of the Sigma Chi fraternity.  John is married to Pamela Markt.  She is an IT Manager working for an industry leading insurance company.  They have two grown children.

Reach John Markt by filling out the form on the right or at 216-752-1700 x140.