John Bonapace is a lifelong resident of the Detroit area, who grew up in an east side suburb and graduated from Wayne State University, majoring in Marketing with a minor in Computer Science.
John and his wife, Cindy, have two adult children, Chris and
Jennifer, who live and work in the Detroit area.
John’s strong ties to the area include two sisters and an
extended family of first and second generation European descendants. John's
loyalty to Michigan and the Midwest extends to his customers, who are "fantastic
people" working at great institutions.
John has worked in the computer industry for over 30 years,
working with customers and partners, in automotive, health care, finance and
insurance industries. He held a number of global leadership positions, with
responsibilities in sales, marketing and business development. He spent the
majority of his career at Sun Microsystems and Oracle Corporation.
John is active in the community, contributing time to non-profit
charities and faith based organizations. He currently leads fundraisers and
provides coaching/mentoring at the Michigan Council of Women in Technology, mcwt.org.