John M. Wheeler is a retired global high-tech executive who spent over 30 years implementing software and services solutions and advising large customers to capitalize on major market, technology and business operations transitions at Accenture, LLP and Cisco Systems, Inc. In 2019, John founded, Rising Tide Solutions, LLC to help legacy industries transform their operations in an era of climate change to bring clean energy, smart infrastructure, sustainable agriculture and community solutions to market.
John has been active in the recovery community for over 35 years in both Chicago, Illinois, and Northern Virginia where he has helped numerous men address their addictions, work a program of recovery, and built the life skills to get back on the road of happy destiny. He joined the board of Loudoun Serenity House in 2021.John holds a BBA in International Business with honors from the University of Georgia – Terry College of Business, with post-graduate studies in Media Sciences at Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz and in Executive Leadership and Neuroscience at The Wharton School.
John also sits on the board of Keep Prince William Beautiful, is a member of the Prince William County Schools Superintendents Advisory Council on Sustainability and is a past member of the Board of Trustees for St. Andrews-Sewanee School.