John Simmons

Board President

John and Suzanne live most the year in Crested Butte but also spend several months in St. Simons Georgia to be close to their family in the Southeast, including sons Jake, Ben, and Nick. They have been enjoying the outdoors in Crested Butte since 2005. John previously retired from Morgan Stanley after 25 years with the firm as Managing Director, where he led U.S. distribution of Private Equity and Hedge Funds. He graduated from Georgia Tech with a BS in Electrical Engineering. John was introduced to the Rockies in 1983 on a 28-day Outward Bound backpacking course in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. He previously served on the Yellowstone Park Foundation Board and The Georgia Tech Advisory Board. The Simmons love backpacking, biking, and golf.