John McPhee (entrepreneur)

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John McPhee
Born (1963-03-19) March 19, 1963 (age 58)
Moraga, California, U.S.
Alma mater Santa Clara University Template:Small
Known for

Design Within Reach

Herman Miller

Laura (Lulu) McPhee

Children Anna, Andrew, Max

John McPhee is an American entrepreneur. He is the President of the furniture company Design Within Reach and Executive Vice President of Herman Miller, prior to DWR John was COO of Edelman Leather until its sale to Knoll (company) [1]

Prior Positions

  • (1985-1991) Sales Manager of Jumping-Jack's Shoes [2]
  • (1991-1996) Ran Children's division of Sam & Libby Inc.[2]
  • (1996-2000) President of Candie's Kid's Division [2]
  • (2000-2003) President of Wholesale at Candie's [2]
  • (2003-2010) Chief Operating Officer at Edelman Leather [2]

College Board Positions

John has been on the Board of Governors for Parsons School of Design. He has held this position since August 2016. He has been on the Board of Regents at Santa Clara University since 2008.[3]