John A. Meeks is retired and living in the Tampa Bay area. John had a 30-year career working for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation in Tennessee, Connecticut and North Carolina. During his FDIC career John was involved in bank closings and failed bank asset liquidations, was a commissioned Bank Compliance Examiner and was a part of the FDIC’s Community Affairs Program. In Community Affairs John worked with financial institutions, governmental entities and private and non-profit organizations to facilitate wealth building activities and opportunities for low- and moderate-income individuals such as financial education, connecting small business owners and entrepreneurs with available resources, homeownership, and Individual Development Accounts. He was a Board member and officer with the North Carolina JumpStart Coalition.
Prior to joining the FDIC John worked for the US Small Business Administration and served in the United States Air Force. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina Charlotte and holds a law degree from North Carolina Central University.