Title: Principal Agent, Owner
Company: Washburn & Associates
Location: Dutton, Virginia, United States
John R. Washburn, Principal Agent at Washburn & Associates, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in financial services and entrepreneurship.
Renowned for his passion and work ethic, Mr. Washburn has served in many roles throughout his career. He started as an assistant manager at the Liberty Loan Corporation in 1965, continuing on to become a loan interviewer at Central Fidelity Bank in 1967, a regional credit and sales supervisor at Moore’s Building Supplies, Inc., in 1969, a corporate credit manager at Owens & Minor, Inc., in 1974, and an investment consultant at JA-GO Enterprises in 1982. Mr. Washburn then used his experience to open his own financial services firm, Washburn Insurance and Financial Services Group, in 1996, and Washburn & Associates in 2003. He stayed with the former in positions like principal agent and owner until 2005. He remains with the latter as a retail pharmacy specialist, president, and CEO to this day.
In addition to his professional endeavors, Mr. Washburn is very active in his community. He is a member of the board of directors for Mathews Yacht Club, the pharmacy advisory board of Greenwoods State Bank, the executive senior vice president for E-Com Consultant, Inc., and a retail pharmacy consultant for Washburn Enterprises. In addition, he is a volunteer for the American Museum of National History, the U.S. Defense Committee, and the National Republican Congressional Committee, as well as a vessel examiner officer for the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary. He has also held numerous leadership roles such as on the board of directors of the Pharmacy Advisory Board, charter member and partner of the Nations Business Consultant Group at Tysons Corner, the director and vice president of the Forbes Clinical Research Group, and the senior vice president of the American Wellness Alliance at the Immune Health Management Group LLC. He prepared for his endeavors by completing coursework at Stanford University, Williams College, the University of Richmond Extension, and Louisburg Junior College.
Mr. Washburn is highly regarded for his outstanding work over the years. In recognition of his success, he earned the National Quality Award and an Appreciation Certificate for Outstanding Service from the National Association of Life Underwriters, and inclusion in numerous volumes of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in the South and Southwest, Who’s Who in Finance and Business, Who’s Who in Finance and Industry, and Who’s Who in the World. He remains connected to people and developments in his industry through affiliation with the National Association of Credit Management, the Virginia Association of Life Underwriters, the American Pharmacists Association, the International Platform Association, and the American Management Association.
In Mr. Washburn’s free time, he enjoys boating and sports.
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