JOHN OPRON

Chapter President – Clevelend, Ohio

jopron@truthatwork.org

John has spent more than twenty-five years working within the field of Human Resources for multiple Fortune 500 companies, including Eaton, Warnaco, Johnson Controls, Knorr Bremse -Bendix, Dana, and Cleveland Cliffs.   He has worked in dozens of countries and has lived abroad in Singapore, Hong Kong, and Mexico for a total of more than seven years.  Currently he’s leading the Human Resources function for Process Technology, headquartered in Willoughby Ohio.

He obtained Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Akron, and a Master’s degree in I/O Psychology from Middle Tennessee State University. Most of the HR roles centered around leadership development, talent management, continuous improvement, and strategic workforce planning.

On a personal note, John has been married to his wife Patricia for 18 years and has a son Dominic and daughter Gabriella.  He enjoys outdoor activities and has a passion for sports.  Coaching baseball and basketball has been one of John’s outlets for enjoyment, along with fishing for walleye in Lake Erie.