John Rorke has worked in the nonprofit sector for nearly a decade. A U.S. Army combat veteran, John completed his undergraduate degree before beginning his civilian career, working in both substance abuse prevention and for the U.S. House of Representatives. While finishing his Master of Social Work degree, John completed internships in both local and federal government before transitioning to nonprofit management. Since 2012, he has served in a variety of leadership roles within nonprofits. Whether directing small project-specific teams, managing mid-size programs, or heading a department of 60 staff and several initiatives, John has served a wide-range of individuals in need. John has experience in grants, evaluation, budgetary strategy and building community partnerships. In 2016, John earned his Master of Arts degree in Strategic Leadership, and in 2017 he was named among the Oklahoma Gazette’s Forty Achievers Under 40. John has co-authored research that can be found in the Journal of Social Work Values and Ethics, the Journal of Social Work Education and the Journal of Infant, Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy.