John is a repeat entrepreneur and thought leader in affinity and collegiate marketing. Prior to Next Generation Insurance, John co-founded Y2M: Youth Media + Marketing Networks and Members Connect, which were both purchased by Fortune 500 companies under his leadership. At NGI, John is primarily responsible for the company’s collegiate business, finance, and administration. John is a graduate of Arizona State University and Harvard Business School. He is a member of the Professional Insurance Marketing Association (PIMA), the Spitzer Center for Ethics and a board member for the Foundation for Blind Children. Along with his wife Melissa, John resides in Phoenix, Arizona with their five children.
Bill Suneson is a proven entrepreneur and one of the nation's foremost affinity marketing leaders. Bill has built successful affinity distribution ventures for Fortune 500 brands and start-up companies alike. Prior to founding GradGuard and MyLifeProtected, he served as SVP at JPMorgan Chase where he led the student-lending industry's top affinity business. Additionally, he is the immediate past president of the Professional Insurance Marketing Association (PIMA), the leading national industry group for insurance marketers. He is a graduate of Marquette University, where he also competed as an NCAA Division I tennis player. Bill resides in Bridgewater, Massachusetts with his wife and two children.