John Furcon Bio

John FurconJohn has three decades of experience as a talent management and organization transformation consultant.

He has led and served with teams successfully addressing diversity, inclusion and cultural competency challenges in a number of leading organizations, including Bank of New York Mellon, Carrier, Corning, Deloitte, Illinois State Police, Kraft, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, McDonald’s, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, United Technologies, the U.S. Dept. of Justice and Oakton Community College.

As an expert in workforce planning and competency assessment and development, he assists organizations with their full range of talent management needs, from employee attraction and screening through performance management, executive coaching and succession planning.

He has served as an expert witness and provider of court-approved remedies in a number of Federal employment discrimination cases.

His employment as a consultant includes service as a Partner and Board Member at Harbridge House and as a Partner and Principal at PriceWaterhouseCoopers and Buck Consultants. Earlier in his career, he worked as a Program Director and Principal Investigator at the Human Resources Center of the University of Chicago.

He earned an MBA and pursued doctoral studies at the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago, and completed an MA in Psychology at DePaul University. He has served in Adjunct Faculty roles at DePaul University, Northwestern University and the University of Maryland and has been working with Bea Young for several decades.