John Williams is the Founder/President of Elucidate Resources LLC, a consulting firm that specializes in helping people and organizations be successful. John recently retired from Central States Manufacturing, a 100% employee-owned company and The Great Game of Business® practitioner, after working there for 14 years as VP Sales & Marketing. John is a Great Game of Business Certified Coach™ which focuses on teaching all employees how business works and how that in turn will engage and empower them to achieve outstanding results. He also provides sales
coaching and ESOP communication training. He currently serves on the Ownership Culture Advisory Committee for the ESOP Association and speaks at the ESOP, NCEO, and The Annual Gathering of Games conferences. John has an engaging energy
and his passion and excitement for helping others shows when he speaks. John has 35 years of experience in manufacturing and earned his MBA from Oklahoma State University. John and his
beautiful wife, Jennifer, reside in LaPorte, Indiana and have 5 children.