John Macco was born and raised in Green Bay, Wisconsin and has lived in the area most of his life. He grew up with six siblings in a 1200 square foot house on Pilgrim Street.
After graduating from Green Bay Southwest High School, John and his father, Jim Macco, founded Macco’s Floor Cover Centers, Inc., which now has six locations throughout Northeast Wisconsin.
John is the founder and former President of Macco Financial Group, Inc., an organization providing financial planning services to families in 15 states. His second son is co-founder of Legacybox, the largest analog-to-digital conversion company in the nation. Although John has no ownership in any of the family business any longer, he knows the challenges faced by small business owners and what it takes to provide family-sustaining jobs.
John has always understood the importance of community leadership and economic development. He has served on the executive board for Olde Main Street Green Bay, has been active with Downtown Green Bay, Inc., Old Main Marshfield, and Old Main De Pere. He has served as both elder and deacon at his church, and has been active with the Republican Party of Brown County.
John has been married to his wife, Suzan, for 40 years. Together they have two sons, two daughters-in-law and soon-to-be six grandchildren. He also enjoys outdoor activities including, diving, cycling, flying, skiing, and gardening.
Short stories from John about life, liberty, and lessons.