John Clese

John Clese

John serves as the director of new business development for Achurch Consulting. He works with businesses and associations on matching their needs with the services offered by Achurch Consulting.

John also creates and co-presents the curriculum for Achurch Consulting’s specialized coaching services on managing and working within a distributed workforce. He has been a part of remote teams for more than a decade and is passionate about coaching companies on how to successfully manage a remote workforce.

He has experience in SaaS product development for both the not-for-profit charitable sector and association marketplace. While working with Abila (now Community Brands), he worked with software developers to create the A-Score™, a proprietary member and donor scoring for the company’s AMS (netForum.)

He has worked on multiple annual fundraising campaigns as a consultant to major charities and led a $12 million capital campaign as an organization executive for the YMCA.

John lives in West Michigan and is an avid cook, landscape designer and cyclist.

John earned his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Boston College.