John Berry is the Chief Executive Officer of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul Georgia; a position he has held since 2006. SVdP Georgia provided more than $17.0 million in services to over 129,000 people in Georgia last year.John came to SVdP in 2006 after more than twenty years in executive leadership positions in the government and private sectors in the commercial nuclear power, environmental, and technology industries; at the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission and Fortune 100 companies such as General Electric and Westinghouse. John led the GE Nuclear Power technology training business and served as Subsidiary President of a joint venture company with Electricite’ de France, Framatome, and Westinghouse leading extensive operations across the globe.
John serves on the SVdP USA National Board of Directors and is a member of the Strategic Plan and Governance Committees.He also Co-Chairs the Executive Director Task Force. He is a member of the United Way of Greater Atlanta Public Policy Committee. He holds a BS in Nuclear Engineering from the University of Idaho and a Business Degree from Kennesaw State University. He is a graduate of Leadership Atlanta and the ARC Regional Leadership Institute. He is a Member of the Executive Board of the Entrepreneur Degree Program at Kennesaw State University. John formerly chaired the Nonprofit CEO Roundtable for the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce. He is a member of the Rotary Club, the American Marketing Association, and the Association of Fundraising Professionals.