John Garrott is the founder and executive director of the RidgeLine, a network devoted to strategic team development and missional effectiveness. In the corporate world, he has provided counsel in team development and succession leadership with proven results. He has also been hired by churches to lead turn-around church growth efforts both connectionally and locally.
He has been adjunct faculty with the E.J. Ourso School of Business at LSU, is a certified human behavioral consultant with TTI Success Insights of Scottsdale, AZ, and is credentialed as a Stages of Growth Consultant. He also holds advanced certification in PTSD intervention, equine therapy and is a certified TIP trainer of wild mustangs with the Bureau of Land Management.
John has a B.A. from the University of Mississippi, an M.Div. from Emory University, and did doctoral work at Asbury Theological Seminary. He is an elder in the Methodist Church, and he and his wife, Jennifer, have two sons and live in Senatobia, MS, just south of Memphis.