John Berry is a Dayton native who graduated from Centerville High School and Northern Michigan University. He and his wife Shirley currently live in Naples, Florida and Dayton, depending on the season.
John is the Chairman of Berry Investments and the Berry Family Foundation. He has served on many boards (The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, YMCA of Dayton, Camping & Education Foundation, KeyBank, etc.) and was the President of The Berry Company from 1988 to 1994. He worked for The Berry Company for 30 years and was the President and CEO from 1987-1995.
John had the privilege to work with and for both his grandfather and father to learn and understand their philosophy and mission to support community, personal responsibility, and further free enterprise. It has been a pleasure to carry on what they started so many years ago and see their vision perpetuated for future generations.