John Nester has over 20 years of executive, financial and operational expertise. Most recently, he was the CEO of Royall & Company, the industry leader in strategic, data-driven direct marketing and advisory services to traditional colleges and universities with over $100MM in revenues. He started his career with EY and previously served in C-level roles at Phillips International and Prestwick Pharmaceuticals. Throughout his career, he has focused on entrepreneurial, high-growth companies. John currently serves on the Board of Directors of Blueprint Education.