About the Director
John is a former writer/producer of live shows for Disney and Divisional General Manager/Executive Producer for electronic publishing at McGraw-Hill. He has written/produced/directed live and televised performances by Mohammad Ali, Pearl Bailey, Glenn Campbell, Richard Carpenter, Dick Clark, Roy Clark, Cary Grant, Bob Hope, Vicki Lawrence, Mario Lopez, Fred MacMurray, Robert Redford, Jimmy Stewart, and dozens more. He started with Broadway tours of Company, Fiddler, Follies, and Zorba. John now coaches chief executives around the world in all industries, including ABC/Disney/ESPN, NBC, and HBO.
He is a New York Times bestselling author of over a dozen leadership and psychology books for Amacom, Career Press, HarperCollins, McGraw-Hill, St. Martin’s Press, Sage, and Wiley. Dr. Hoover has lectured on leadership coaching at Columbia, NYU, Vanderbilt, and Yale. John is still an executive coach and coaching supervisor. But, he has now dedicated his creative talents to glorifying God and advancing His Kingdom through stage, screen, and Christian books.