Sustainable Reporting Professional
About John Cummings
As the principal of Simplicity Communications, John Cummings delivers integrated communications with a focus on sustainability business-related issues and reporting. Over the past several years, John Cummings has provided corporate sustainability reporting services for a Fortune 50 entertainment company and a Fortune 200 technology company, as well as serving as the lead sustainability consultant for a leading private materials manufacturing enterprise
John Cummings earned his bachelor's and master's degrees in sociology from the University of Wyoming, focusing on the socioeconomic impacts from large-scale energy development. Subsequently, he accepted a position as economic development manager for the state of Wyoming. During the following years, he served as a director of investor relations and corporate communications at Nerco, a publicly traded sub of Pacicicorp and then as director of investor relations and corporate development at Johns Manville, a Berkshire Hathaway company. In 2003, he joined Genesis, Inc., as a principal handling engagements in financial services, telecommunications, healthcare, natural resources, technology and consumer products.
Alongside his career, John Cummings has also spent time as the president of the Rocky Mountain chapter of the National Investor Relations Institute. He also served on the board of the Alaska chapter of the United Way.