John M. Ripley
Senior Development Officer
John joined the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation in 2012, bringing nonprofit experience in fundraising, management and consulting. The son of the late Col John W. Ripley USMC, John is the first former scholarship recipient to join the Scholarship Foundation’s professional staff. In 2010, John founded Inspired, LLC, a consulting firm in Washington, DC that worked with nonprofit clients on projects relating to fundraising, marketing, strategy and management. Prior to Inspired, John was the Executive Director of the Preservation Foundation of Palm Beach in Palm Beach, FL. John is a graduate of the Virginia Military Institute and lives in Alexandria, Virginia with his wife, Shannon and children, Lily and Keegan.