John Friedman retired from Germantown Friends School in 2007, where he served as Associate Head of School for Financial Affairs. He had worked with Germantown Friends for 11 years. Prior to that, he had a long career heading up the marketing division of the Philadelphia Inquirer. John also served on the boards of Awbury Arboreum Association, the Pennsylvania School for the Deaf, and The Wyck Association. John serves on the Finance Committee. John and his wife Carolyn live in Chestnut Hill.