John Cassimatis

Past President of the Board of Trustees

Resides: Hillsborough, New Jersey 

Educational Background: Bachelor of Science in Finance and accounting from Lehigh University 

Career: Co-founder and president of TayganPoint Consulting Group. Over 30 years of experience in advising companies on strategy, operational improvements, and effectively managing change with a focus on pharmaceutical companies. Previous to starting TayganPoint, worked at several large and smaller consulting companies including Arthur Andersen, Kepner-Tregoe, Ernst & Young and First Consulting Group. 

Years Involved with Multisport: 9 Years

Role with the USA Triathlon Foundation: Past president of the Board and Member of the Grant Committee

Why are you involved with the foundation: The challenge of combining swimming, biking and running into one event and the feeling of accomplishment and being fit. Triathlons have had a positive impact on my life and through the Foundation I can give back and help others experience the positive impact that triathlons and the multisport lifestyle can have on their lives.

Athletic background: John was a high school cross country champion, college cross country and track runner. After college he ran for the New York Athletic Club in several New York City and Boston marathons (best time 2:34). He has qualified and competed in the USA Triathlon Olympic-distance National Championship the last three years. He has competed in multiple IRONMAN triathlons and continues to actively compete in Olympic, long and ultra-distance events every year.