John Newsome joined the Columbus Preparatory Academy (CPA) board of directors in March of 2022.

John is a licensed Civil Engineer with a primary focus in the utility industry.  Over the last 12 years, John has served in a leadership role within the industry providing oversight in the areas of process improvement, change management, fiscal budgeting and strategic planning.

John has two children who are both students at CPA where both have been with the school since starting their academic journey in kindergarten.

John enjoys playing music, outdoor activities and working in the development of many CPA students in the Mid Ohio Flag Football league where he has served as a Head Coach since 2018.

John looks forward to providing his skill sets to further enhance the growth and potential of CPA.