John Prior is a Principal with Treacy & Company, bringing nearly 20 years of management, leadership and consulting experience. As a management consultant, Mr. Prior specializes in growth strategy and strategic planning for senior leaders at both the corporate and business unit level. Mr. Prior has led projects and client relationships across a range of disciplines including innovation and product strategy, portfolio optimization, new business market testing and scaling, and customer intimacy approaches to build comprehensive growth solutions for heavy industrial and materials companies.
Prior to joining Treacy & Company, Mr. Prior was an Associate Partner with the Monitor Group where he delivered strategy projects for Fortune 500 companies with an emphasis in heavy industrials, aerospace, defense and government. Mr. Prior also has experience implementing product improvement strategies, developing alternative operating models, assessing and pursuing international growth and partnership opportunities, leveraging scenario planning approaches, and designing and facilitating workshops.
Mr. Prior also brings more than two decades of experience with the U.S. Army including tours in Iraq, Germany and as a Strategy and Policy Analyst on the Army Staff in Washington DC. Mr. Prior is currently a Lieutenant Colonel with the U.S. Army Reserves serving as an instructor with the Command and General Staff Officer Course.
Mr. Prior received his MPA from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, an MS in Engineering Management from the University of Missouri, Rolla, and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. Mr. Prior resides in Arlington, Massachusetts with his wife and two daughters.