John Farrimond is the President and CEO of Siskin Children’s Institute, an organization that serves over 1,900 children and families in the areas of early intervention, early education, developmental pediatrics including assessment and diagnosis, therapy, research and community outreach. In addition to center-based services, the Institute also provides community- and home-based programs.
Previously, he served as a vice president at The Help Group, a Los Angeles based nonprofit that serves children, adolescents and young adults with autism spectrum disorders, learning disabilities, ADHD, developmental delays, and emotional problems. In this role, he is particularly proud of his efforts related to the California Blue Ribbon Commission on Autism & Related Disorders and the California Senate Select Committee on Autism and its regional taskforces.
A board member for Chattanooga Ballet and the Pediatric Health Improvement Coalition as well as a member of the downtown Rotary Club and the University of Tennessee - Chattanooga Chancellor’s Roundtable, John is committed to giving back to the community that provides so much support to Siskin Children’s Institute.
Married with one child, he earned his BFA from Missouri State University and his MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.