John Sporing retired from the Federal Government in 2016 where he
worked in leadership positions in both the Executive and Judicial branches
for 25 years. During that time, he helped people realize their potential at all
levels by helping them become more innovative and customer-focused
leaders. He also worked with Hispanic Serving Institutions and Historically
Black Colleges and Universities to recruit and prepare students for
He founded JohnSporing.com, LLC—a leadership development and
mentoring firm dedicated to assisting minority professionals maximize their
leadership potential and turn them into world-class leaders.
John is a Professor at the Jack Welch Management Institute where he
teaches in the MBA program. He continues to present at academic and
professional conferences around the world.
John holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from The University of
Texas, San Antonio, a Master of Arts degree from the St. Mary’s University
of Texas and was a Ph.D. candidate at American University.
He holds an advanced certification from the Wine & Spirits Education Trust
and owns A Life Well Drunk, LLC—a wine tourism, events and education
company. In addition, John serves as the Co-Executive Director of the
Southern Regional Science Association—an organization dedicated to
the advancement of regional analysis and related spatial and areal studies