John Nugent is a Vietnam Veteran tour guide and a former member of the Board of Trustees at the NJ Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Foundation. John was commissioned a Second Lieutenant upon graduation from ROTC at Georgetown University. After earning an MBA from the University of Chicago, he served as an airmobile, infantry platoon leader with the 199th Light Infantry Brigate during 1967 in III Corps – around Saigon. John was in the U.S. Army from 1966-1968.
After military service, John’s career was in consumer-packaged goods marketing with Procter & Gamble, Unilever and Johnson & Johnson. Since buying and selling a consumer manufacturing company in 2002, John has been an Adjunct Professor at Brookdale Community College. He also does consulting work with private equity companies and sits on their portfolio company boards of directors.
John has three children and four grandsons. He belongs to several local military organizations. John is also involved in fund raising for the NJ Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Foundation and would be more than happy to talk with anyone about donations!!!