Director of Professional Services
John Vancil joined OST in 2009 to build and lead the Project Management Office (PMO), and in January 2011 was named Director of Professional Services. In this role, John has responsibility for serving all of the consultants who deliver delight to our clients through OST Professional Services.
Over the past 28 years, John has filled a number of roles in Information Technology. After earning his BS in Computer Science from Tampa College in 1989 John spent 7 years in various development and leadership roles at Electronic Data Systems (EDS), Matsch Systems, Baan, Nucraft Furniture and finally OST. Along the way, John also picked up a Master of Science in Information Systems Management degree from Grand Valley State University.
John has a passion around education, and particularly driving STEAM in our school systems. As such, he leads numerous outreach efforts from OST into the education community, is a founding board member of West Michigan Tech Talent and serves as co-chair of the STEAM advisory committee in his local school district.
John is married to Amy (28 years) and father to Catherine (Cat). Add avid musician, fly fisherman, photographer and sporadic golfer to the mix and you find a busy man! If you want to listen to John’s first album of original compositions, it is available on Spotify.