John Kontopuls, '03 MSEL

MSEL Faculty
President & CEO, Elite Show Services, Inc.
John Kontopuls, '03 MSEL
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Summary

For the past 12 years, John Kontopuls has been President and CEO of Elite Show Services, Inc., the region’s largest security and event management company with over 3,000 employees. John has also founded Elite University, a free innovative educational outreach program. Over his career, John has serviced contracts for some of the world’s most high profile events, including the Olympic Games, Super Bowl, World Series, America’s Cup, Davis Cup, Pro Bowl, Major League Soccer All-Star Game, World Baseball Classic Championship and NCAA Basketball Tournament. Prior to becoming President and CEO of Elite, John founded Kontopuls Financial Group, a real estate investment and mortgage brokerage firm, which he still operates today. John has served on the board of the American Heart Association, San Diego International Sports Council, Chargers Community Foundation, San Diego Youth & Community Services and the Catherine Hill Foundation. John serves on the Executive Committee of the Master of…


Summary

For the past 12 years, John Kontopuls has been President and CEO of Elite Show Services, Inc., the region’s largest security and event management company with over 3,000 employees. John has also founded Elite University, a free innovative educational outreach program. Over his career, John has serviced contracts for some of the world’s most high profile events, including the Olympic Games, Super Bowl, World Series, America’s Cup, Davis Cup, Pro Bowl, Major League Soccer All-Star Game, World Baseball Classic Championship and NCAA Basketball Tournament. Prior to becoming President and CEO of Elite, John founded Kontopuls Financial Group, a real estate investment and mortgage brokerage firm, which he still operates today. John has served on the board of the American Heart Association, San Diego International Sports Council, Chargers Community Foundation, San Diego Youth & Community Services and the Catherine Hill Foundation. John serves on the Executive Committee of the Master of Science in Executive Leadership at the University of San Diego and is a director on the board of San Diego State University’s College of Business. As a member of Young Presidents Organization, John serves on the Pacific Region’s Executive Board. He is a member of the 2004 class of LEAD San Diego and currently serves on its Marketing Committee. John is the founder of the Kontopuls Leadership Foundation. John received his Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from San Diego State University and his Master of Science degree in Executive Leadership from the University of San Diego