John Mellott is an advisor in the Atlanta office of Bain & Company, a global business consulting firm. His responsibilities include practice development in the Southeast as well as a focus on the media sector on a global basis.
He has served as CEO, CFO, chief development and strategy officer and treasurer of large multi-national corporations, and, most recently, was publisher of The Atlanta Journal Constitution. Mellott holds Bachelor of Sciences degrees in accounting and in management from Case Western Reserve University. He is also a Certified Public Accountant.
Mellott’s civic commitment includes having served as vice-chairman of the United Way of Atlanta; chairman of Zoo Atlanta; and as a member of the executive committee of The Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, the board of trustees of Georgia State University, the senior board of directors of the Commerce Club of Atlanta, and several other boards of non-profit organizations.