John Fees is co-founder and chief executive officer of Next Generation Insurance Group. Fees is a proven entrepreneur and thought leader in affinity and collegiate marketing. For more than 19 years, Fees has specialized in building successful affinity/partnership marketing businesses for media and financial service industries.
Fees is adept at creating innovative affinity marketing solutions that support consumer activity via the internet and direct-to-consumer channels, and his strategies have proven to be ground-breaking. In fact, his success in this arena has led to the sale of two prior businesses ventures, Y2M and Members Connect, to Fortune 500 companies.
Prior to his entrepreneurial ventures, Fees served as senior vice president for First USA Partners (Affinity Partners International), where he was responsible for creating affinity credit card partnerships in the collegiate and affinity market. In addition, he was membership marketing vice president at Student Advantage, the nation’s largest student membership organization, as well as vice president and chief operating officer of the Arizona State University Alumni Association.
Fees is a graduate of Arizona State University, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in history. He has a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School. He is a member of the Professional Insurance Marketing Association, the Spitzer Center for Ethical Leadership and a board member for the National Foundation for Blind Children.